Napster: Infinite digital jukebox or pirate bazaar?

Rimmer, Matthew (2001) Napster: Infinite digital jukebox or pirate bazaar? Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy, pp. 27-38.

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Abstract

This paper considers the copyright litigation over the file-sharing program, Napster. The first section examines the culture of collecting at work in Napster. The next part examines the litigation by the major record companies and Metallica against Napster. The final section considers the future of file-sharing, looking at alternatives to Napster, such as Filetopia, Freenet, Gnutella, MP3board.com and streaming media.

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ID Code: 86786
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Music; Copyright; Internet service providers; Economic aspects; Cases; Public software; Laws, regulations and rules; Online music
ISSN: 2200-467x
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Deposited On: 21 Aug 2015 07:18
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2015 02:35

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