Archived Blog Post: February 16, 2001

The Secret's Out: Napster and Bertelsmann Finally Reveal Blueprint for New Version of File-Swapping Service - "That second member will have a unique software 'key' that unlocks the encryption and permits the song to be played. And, depending on the type of membership that the second Napster user has paid for, he or she will be able to do other things with the song -- burn it onto a CD, for example."