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599 wordsThe debate over whether or not Napster Inc. is in violation of existing copyright infringement laws is a complex issue. Napsters defense attorneys claim that because music is shared between users, and Napster is never actually in possession of these files (the company is merely providing the service by which these files can be shared), Napster is in fact, not guilty of compromising copyright infringement laws. According to these same lawyers, the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992, which rules tha...
Rapid Growth Of Technology And The Internet
1,104 wordsThe Internet. It is a vast network of millions of users, surfing and sharing billions of files, all day, every day. To individuals holding copyrights on intellectual property, this is a frightening proposition. After all, there is virtually no protection for these copyright holders from the misuse of their property. But, as Scott Sullivan, writer for The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin stated, "as history has proven, technological and societal advances usually come with a price". The price society ...
Napster And Other Mp 3 Exchange Services
1,680 wordsCopyright Laws, Napster and Personal Ethics Abstract: The current lawsuits against Napster have brought out new ethical issues surrounding the exchange of MP 3's and copyrighted material on the Internet. This paper discusses the ethical case against those who participate in MP 3 trading services such as Napster and suggests ethical alternatives to these services. The free exchange of CD-quality music in the form of MP 3's has created quite a stir in the media in the past few years and has forced...
Excitement In The Music Industry Napster
849 wordsShutting Down Napster is Not the Solution Almost everyone has heard of Napster and its long debated issue's of file swapping and sharing. Considering Napster's short-lived existence of about a year and a half, they have certainly opened many people's eyes. Some say the file swapping that Napster allows everyone to do is illegal; others says it's just another thing to do on the internet. Napster has done much good for the internet, adding one more good thing that the internet can do for us. Napst...
Trading Of Copyright Songs On Napster
3,089 wordsIs trading digital music using Napster Online legal or copyright infringement First, we must find out what Napster is and who created it. Napster is a combination of the features of existing programs: the instant-messaging system of Internet Relay Chat, the file-sharing functions of Microsoft Windows and the advanced searching and filtering capabilities of various search engines (Greenfield). Basically all it is, is a really cool little program that a person can download off of the internet for ...
315 wordsMP 3: Sharing or Stealing? The copyright battle has been waging now for quite a while. It goes all the way back from the ability to dub from audiotape to a blank tape; the battle is much the same, just with a different media. Now shaking the world of the recording industry is a new way of distributing music, through the Internet. With the invention of the Internet, millions of people now have access to download an infinite amount of music. One of the most popular ways of locating songs on the ne...
Your Mp 3 Files
830 wordsNapster Under Glass Online, you can find a digital version of any song that your heart desires from classical to hardcore to country in less than 10 - 15 minutes. Terabytes or 1000000000000 (a trillion) bytes of Mp 3 files can be found online at peak times, which roughly translates to 330,000 songs in 3100 different collections. A Mp 3 is an individual song converted into a digital format and playable on computers. A popular program easily accessible on the Internet is called Napster. After you ...
User Friendly As Napster
1,302 wordsThe Internet. It is a vast network of millions of users, surfing and sharing billions of files, all day, every day. This scares many copyright holders out of their minds. After all, there is virtually no one to protect these copyright holders from the misuse of their intellectual property - certainly not the dinosaur that is our government. But, as Scott Sullivan, writer for The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin stated, "as history has proven, freedom and technological and societal advances usually c...
Use Of Napster
973 wordsThe problems faced by Napster and how it affects us. INTRODUCTION Shawn Fanning let his closely cropped coiffure grow a bit shaggy, so his friends started calling him "nappy". That evolved into a new nickname, "Napster", which became the Internet handle he used in chat rooms. After sharing tips on guitar playing, Fanning told two cyber pals about a revolutionary software program he was working on. Encouraged by his new friends, he wrote the program and the idea attracted a sizable cash donation ...
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