July 20, 2001
Revenge of the file-sharing masses
Author: JT Smith
Salon.com opens its article on multimedia file sharing by calling Napster's recent woes "the largest service outage ever in online history." While RIAA's lawsuit has hobbled the popular file-trading service, this hasn't stopped users from embracing alternatives during Napster's downtime. Indeed, writes the author, such developments "ought to be keeping the RIAA awake at night."