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  • Issue With Napster
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    The Rise and fall of Napster It started as an accident. Shawn Fanning was just experimenting and thinking of an easier to go through a search engine for music. What was a simple idea turned out to be a phenomenon in the Internet world. The creation of Napster led to many problems and brought about new issues that involved the entertainment industry and piracy laws. Napster is a software where a compilation of all of its user's files are held in a central unit and each user is able to use its sea...
  • Napster And The Proposed Isp
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    Napster's Upshot Bickering, oh the endless bickering! It seems like that has become the pastime of the record industry and the estimated 32 million Napster users. All this frustration was brought about when Napster revolutionized the use of person-to-person file sharing over the net. Littered throughout the world-wide-web are comments about Napster's manipulation of laws regarding the record industry. On the other hand, there are thousands of reactions from pro-Napster users, who so proudly spea...
  • 25 Million Users On Napster
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    (1) English 11 Words: 1302 12/ 20/ 00 Napster: Right or Wrong? 'As an artist, there are so many ways that we can be taken advantage of. To have yet one more way to stop an artist of making an honest living is just to much. That's why I sued. ' (Levy, 51) - Andre Young (Dr. Dre) Rapper / Producer There are many ways that an artist can be stripped of making an honest living, Napster, one of the many 'Mp 3's ervices online, is the latest. An Mp 3 (short for ISO-MPEG Audio Layer 3) is a digital comp...
  • Songs Available Through Other Napster Users
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    In mid-1999, 19 year old Northeastern University student Shawn Fanning designed a computer program that allowed one to log on to a central server, and be able to download mp 3 music files from another computer at lightning speed, with great ease. He called this program Napster, after his old high school nickname. Since it's inception, Napster has sparked court cases involving every major record company in North America, and created a worldwide debate about copyright infringement and it's effects...
  • Napster For The Exploitation Of Their Music
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    In the 21st century we live in an economy, relatively unhindered by the government, a policy called "lassie r faire" which allows the market to run without the government's control. Although there is a certain invisible hand that the government posses to ensure that monopolies, or any of the harmful businesses are being operated to ensure safety for the average citizen. "Napster" founded by Shawn Flanning is a web site which can be joined on any home computer with access to the internet, where t...
  • Napster Bans On University Campuses
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    Abstract: This paper presents an overview of the recent Napster controversy, including a focus on the continuing practice of university campuses to block access to Napster servers. An examination of said blocking is given in terms of the ethical, legal, and practical issues that surround it. For some college students, Shawn Fanning is a god, but most do not even recognize his name. Virtually every college student, however, is familiar with this Northeastern University dropout's brainchild, Napst...
  • My Mp 3 Com
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    The Problem with Napster The sole reason behind anybody's discrepancy with Napster is because there is a group, maybe even the majority its users abuse what it is capable of. They (they being college students and others with high-bandwidth connections [T 1, cable modems & DSL]) are using Napster to download entire albums and put them on recordable CDs. They don't see this as wrong, merely because they can, "beat the system & get away with it". They don't feel it is a threat to the artists & that...
  • Free Download Of Music From Napster
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    Napster What would you do if had a access to all the music that you wanted and it was free Well, in the age of the internet this situation is possible with mp 3's. Mp 3's are compressed digital audio files which has near cd quality sound. It was developed by a German engineering form called Fraunhofer IIS in 1987. It is the most searched word on the internet and the most popular. Mp 3's have affected not only regular people, but also the artists as well. The shareware Napster is a program that l...
  • Free Form Of Advertisement B Discontinuing Napster
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    I. Attention A. Hook In America, millions of people are being accused of stealing from the music industry. B. Thesis People using the Internet, specifically Napster, are being accused of stealing. II. Needs / Problems/Issues A. The record companies in America are filing lawsuits against Napster under the terms that they are helping with piracy of their music. However, if they were worried about copying music for free, who do the same record companies, such as Sony, produce tape recorders with tw...
  • Entire Album Of Music On Napster
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    Shawn Fanning, a freshman in college, launched Napster in the beginning of 1999. Napster allows Internet users to share and download MP 3 (music) files directly from any computer connected to the Napster network, which could be hundreds of thousands of people. You can use Napster by downloading the software from the Internet site, and then connecting to the network using this software, which allows the sharing of all your MP 3 files with anyone else on the network. Unlike many other file sharing...
  • Napster Software User Agreement
    605 words
    Napster. com is a music search engine founded by Shawn Fanning about a year ago. It is a software program that allows individuals to search for their favorite music selection by connecting to millions of other users around the world. Napster is basically the simplest way to find MP 3's that you want anytime and the same time be able to share the selections with the worlds largest community of music lovers. MP 3 is an audio format that allows users to compress and send music files easily over the...

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