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Napster by Mind Map: Napster
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started up by Shawn Fanning

college student

Birthday of Napster: June 01, 1999

was an NGen


share music with others

The Fall

sued in December 1999 for copyright infringement

2 year trial

Napster forced out of business in 2001


over 30 million users sixteen months after start-up

a rapidly growing business with a lifespan of only 2 years

Effect on Music Industry

30% decrease of profit

sharp decline of albums sold