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An alternative to Napster?

With the slaying of the Napster dragon, new demons raise their heads

By Niki Scevak - 5th April 2001 - Back to News

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Real Networks has sparked new interest with the launch of MusicNet, raising questions about its ability to become a worthwhile alternative to Napster.

Napster, the fun, simple, free, downloadable program has been attacked by record companies for the unlawful mega-distribution of copyright material through the web.

Real Networks, in comparison, has attracted agreements from Warner Music, BMG and EMI to license their portfolio of artists on a non-exclusive basis to the online music service.

Want to know more? Click here to read’s article, “The Big Three More Willing To Listen To Real Music”


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