Archived Blog Post: August 14, 2000

Judge Expands on Napster Order - "But as Patel laid out in more convincing detail than ever before, Napster's purported non-infringing uses - distributing, with permission, the music of unknown artists; enabling users to 'sample' music before buying it in the form of CDs; and allowing users to 'space shift' their music, by allowing them to access it from any Internet-connected computer - were each 'contrived' or 'peripheral.'"