March 8, 2001
Music execs want Congress to back off of Napster debate
Author: JT Smith
What do music industry executives fear more than an unlikely Napster court victory? Congressional intervention. ZDNet News reports that the industry is lobbying hard to keep the US Congress from passing any sort of legislation that could impact digital music delivery. Considering that the last attempt by lawmakers to protect online content resulted in passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, this might not be an entirely bad thing.