Dan Gillmor: Napster Gets Kicked

“Napster and its clones — including Gnutella and FreeNet, which will defy attempts at control due to their entirely decentralized nature — have overturned some fundamentals, just as the invention of internal combustion ruined the business model for the horse and buggy. Shut down Napster and a hundred other Napster-like apps will surface. That’s life, folks. Get on with it.

“The music industry loathes us. Let’s loathe it back.”

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