April 5, 2001
Napster's heinous crime: independence
Author: JT Smith
An anonymous reader tells about a story at The Register: "It seems that Napster will never be allowed to bend over backwards quite far enough to appease the entertainment behemoths who want to see it shut down permanently. In February we reported that the embattled company would introduce a copy protection scheme with digital rights management outfit -- and Bertelsmann subsidiary -- Digital World Services to use copy protection in P2P swapping, to inhibit burning MP3s to CDs."