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Thousands of Napster fans appeal Metallica ban

In response to Metallica's lawsuit and Napster's subsequent ban on hundreds of thousands of listeners, fans of the software firm file an appeal.

 

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Napster fans aren't sitting idly by and letting the music industry push them around. In response to Metallica's lawsuit and subsequent ban on hundreds of thousands of listeners, fans filed an appeal. The next move is anyone's guess, but it could result in a serious showdown between the two camps.

 


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