September 2, 2000
New technologies could be key to Napster resolution
Author: JT Smith
From a CNet story: "As music-swapping company Napster and the record industry skirmish in court, a bevy of technology companies are coming out with ideas they say can help the two sides settle their legal disputes. Settling lawsuits that could define an industry won't be that simple, of course. But analysts say a few of the technologies emerging do show some promise for bridging what has appeared to be an insurmountable gap between file-trading start-ups and a music industry loathe to lose control of its copyrights online."