Originally Published: Thursday, 11 May 2000 Author: Olav Phillips
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Napster, Gnutella, and Internet guerrillas

Napster and MP3.com were easy targets for music industry lawyers. But the latest generation of music programs may force the industry to change in order to accommodate online listeners. During the American Revolution, the British army had fits because the colonials refused to fight by the rules. It was like the Marquis of Queensbury caught in a dark alley by gangbangers, the Geneva Convention versus the WWF's Texas Death Match, Anita Bryant singing the national anthem and meeting Bone Thugs N Harmony at The Crossroads. Read the story here.

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Napster and MP3.com were easy targets for music industry lawyers. But the latest generation of music programs may force the industry to change in order to accommodate online listeners.

During the American Revolution, the British army had fits because the colonials refused to fight by the rules. It was like the Marquis of Queensbury caught in a dark alley by gangbangers, the Geneva Convention versus the WWF's Texas Death Match, Anita Bryant singing the national anthem and meeting Bone Thugs N Harmony at The Crossroads. Read the story here.





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