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Recording Industry Association of American Sues Napster (1999)

Shortly after Napster was founded in 1999, the popular file-sharing service was hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The trial gave Napster so much publicity that usage of the service increased, despite RIAA's claim that Napster users were breaking the law by downloading copyrighted music for free. Though it was forced by an injunction to shut down its network in July 2001, Napster did not fold. What happened to it? More...
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Recording Industry Association of American Sues Napster (1999)
Shortly after Napster was founded in 1999, the popular file-sharing service was hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit filed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The trial gave Napster so much publicity that usage of the service increased, despite RIAA's claim that Napster users were breaking the law by downloading copyrighted music for free. Though it was forced by an injunction to shut down its network in July 2001, Napster did not fold.
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Napster is how I learned about many bands and artists around the world. I then purchased dozens of CDs of these artists. I would never have heard of Garmarna, Joi, Sheila Chandra or many others without Napster.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. ― Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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