Napster Investors Sued for Copyright Violations

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 23, 2003

In the continuing saga of Napster, this news that venture capital firm Hummer Winblad Venture Partners was sued in U.S. District Court (LA) by Universal Music Group and The EMI Group for contributing to global copyright violations by the bankrupt file sharing service.
See also my previous posting on the new book about Napster. And on the broader topic of music piracy, see this recent report, commissioned by the Business Software Association (BSA), Expanding Global Economies: The benefits of reducing software piracy (pdf).

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