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View Resource RIP Napster?

Yesterday US District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel issued a temporary restraining order, directing Napster not to facilitate or permit infringement of copyrighted material. Because the immensely popular person-to-person music trading service does not have the capability to separate copyrighted materials from non-copyrighted, this ruling will effectively shut down Napster at midnight tonight, pending...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2000/0728
View Resource Recording Industry Association of America Vs. MP3.com

On January 12, 2000, MP3.com launched Instant Listening Service and Beam-it, free services that allow users to listen to their music CDs through their computers using MP3's applications and technology. A user loads CDs into his or her CD ROM drive, and the CD is then matched to one of the 40,000 CDs in MP3.com's database. Then MP3.com transfers a MP3-formatted copy of the CD from their database...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/be/2000/0127
View Resource Battle of the Bands: Metallica Sues Napster, Universities

It was only a matter of time before musicians filed lawsuits against Napster for listing downloadable audio files of their records on Napster's cooperative database. Metal band Metallica was the first to announce a lawsuit on April 13, 2000, alleging the company "violated the law by committing continuing copyright infringements, unlawful use of digital audio interface device, and violations of the...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/be/2000/0420
View Resource FLAC: Free Lossless Audio Codec

The Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) is a method of compressing audio data. Whereas the widely known MP3 format sacrifices sound quality for a smaller compressed size, FLAC does not lose information in the encoding process. FLAC is an open source software project, and its homepage contains downloadable encoding utilities for most common operating systems. An excellent overview of the FLAC format...

https://xiph.org/flac/
View Resource Ampache

Many good things have come out of Oregon, and this latest application from a group of computer programmers from that fine state is one of those good things that users will want to take a look at in detail. Ampache is a web-based MP3 manager that allows users to view, edit, and play MP3s via HTTP. The program contains support for playlists, artist and album view, album art, random play, as well as...

https://github.com/ampache/ampache/
View Resource MyTunes RSS

As more and more music listening and storage applications continue to tout their competitive advantages, users are drawn closer to some of them than others. iTunes is a popular choice for some, and this latest application will allow persons using that program to access their iTunes library from any computer connected through a network. Visitors can create RSS feeds in their browser, and of course,...

https://mytunesrss.en.softonic.com/mac
View Resource aTunes 1.13.1

If you're looking for an alternative to some of the major music audio players and managers, you might do well to take a gander at aTunes 1.13.1. The program uses a tabbed interface to keep things simple, and visitors can also customize its appearance by taking on one of its 27 different skins. Additionally, the application comes with built-in Internet radio station support and the ability to...

http://www.atunes.org/