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File sharing lives on

roundup A Dutch company threatens to resurrect a Napster-like service while new tools are being developed to stop the controversial practice of sharing music files.

roundup A Dutch company has threatened to resurrect a Napster-like service. Meanwhile, new tools are being developed to stop the controversial practice of sharing music files.


Dutch company PGR says it "will become to file sharing what the Swiss are to banking." It's the latest threat to the entertainment and recording industry.
February 21, 2003


MP3 monitoring now being done at the University of Wyoming, with technology from Audible Magic, could open a new front in the online music wars.
February 20, 2003


A group of music publishers allege in the suit that the German media company's investment in the Napster file-swapping service led to massive abuse of copyrighted works.
February 20, 2003