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Napster's reprieve

Song-swapping company wins court stay as it moves ahead with new system.

The song-swapping company wins a court stay as it moves ahead with plans for its new system. Napster gets temporary reprieve
update A federal appeals court issues a short reprieve for Napster, saying the company can temporarily restart its song-swapping service online.
July 18, 2001 
Napster fans can test new system soon
A test version of a new subscription-based file-swapping service will be available shortly, the company says.
July 18, 2001 
Copy-protected CDs quietly slip into stores
Consumers in ordinary record stores are unwittingly buying CDs that include technology designed to discourage the making of digital copies.
July 18, 2001