Napster online until trial starts

Two federal appeals judges Friday granted Napster Inc. a stay allowing the wildly popular music trading service to remain online - at least temporarily.
The service was facing a midnight PDT deadline for shutting down after a lower court judge sided with the recording industry, which claimed Napster allows users to violate copyrights.
Even though the Recording Industry Association of America could still appeal Friday's decision - either to the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court - Napster employees screamed jubilantly at hearing a stay had been issued, a company spokeswoman said.
Friday's ruling means Napster can remain in operation at least until the lawsuit goes to trial; no trial date has been set.
Contrary to what many music bussiness stars like Metallica, Eminem and Christina Aguilera think, Robbie Williams approves of the idea behind Napster. The former Take That member said that he has already made enough money and that if people want to have his music for free that should be their right.
It is true however that Williams did not know what Napster is and the interviewer had to explain it to him. Robie's third album will be available August 28.
Check out the Metallica Napster video from the links below, it has an interesting, yet weird video of the Metallica members opinions of Napster.
Speak out and make yourselves heard.

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