You know the economy’s in trouble when the adult industry is struggling. In fact, a Napster style crisis in porno had been an accident waiting to happen for a long time, and when fans of x-rated entertainment didn’t want to pay for it anymore, the world of porn took a big hit.
It’s been fourteen years since Metallica went to war with Napster, and I can still remember the furor very vividly. In fact, Metallica’s fanbase took a big hit from their war with Napster, and after the disaster of their album St Anger, it looked like the band was basically done for.
For years, some of the world's most popular rock 'n roll and heavy metal bands shunned digital music, allegedly over piracy concerns.
The co-founders of Napster, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, have launched their new venture: a video chat service that works over Facebook.
The bane of the music business is no more, never mind that the damage it caused is irreparable.
Has so-called piracy really hurt the music business as much the RIAA claims?
After neglecting the "apps" scene for a while, Napster has finally launched an official app for Apple's iOS operating system, giving users a well-known alternative to the device's concentrated connection to iTunes.