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Napster, foes vie for advantage in court

The song-swapping company says the court's technical adviser held too much power. Also: Napster's CEO details subscription pricing.

New legal documents show the song-swapping company chafing under the hands of the court's technical adviser, while the recording industry asks a federal judge to rule that the company is liable for damages for copyright infringement. Also: Napster's CEO outlines subscription pricing, with downloads priced at "about $5." Napster blasts court's technical meddling
New legal documents filed by the song-swapping company provide a glimpse behind closed court doors, showing the company's bittnerness at being forced to deliver its new product under tight supervision.
August 9 
Recording industry asks for Napster ruling
video Sensing victory and looking to avoid trial in its suit against Napster, the recording industry asks a federal judge to rule that the song-swapping company is liable for damages for copyright infringement.
August 8 
Napster CEO outlines subscription pricing
Chief Executive Konrad Hilbers is floating a new price for the file swapper's planned subscription service, saying downloading will soon cost "about $5."
August 8