The problem with a lot of these issues is, once the cat is out of the bag and the information has been disclosed, it can't be undisclosed. A lot of what these companies are trying to do is to deter other people from doing the same kind of things.
I think Napster is probably on its deathbed unless the music industry plaintiffs decide that it's worthwhile to settle with Napster.
I think Napster is probably on its deathbed unless the music industry plaintiffs decide that it's worthwhile to settle with Napster,
Even if Napster goes away, file-swapping on the Internet will not go away, ... So the base of 50 to 60 million users, and because Napster has a significant brand recognition, the music industry may ultimately decide that this is the industry player that we need to do business with.
There are already some critics who say this bill is a good idea but it may not go far enough. The bill gives the Federal Trade Commission the authority to enforce this law, but it does not give users like you and me the right to sue.