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Is the Net Killing Copyright?
Aired 7/13/2000

Observers have long forecast major changes in the old economy due to the challenges and opportunities of the Internet. Now, it's the recording industry's turn. A company called Napster has developed software that makes it easy to exchange copyrighted music over the Internet. Founded a little under a year ago, Napster has already attracted millions of users -- and a lawsuit from the recording industry. But this controversy is about more than music: the Internet may pose a threat to all intellectual property. Is copyright dying? Can it be saved?
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  Robert Atkinson
    Technology and New Economy Project, Progresssive Policy Institute
  Julie Cohen
    Georgetown University Law Center
  Mike Godwin
    Author, "Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech in the Digital Age"

Originally Aired: 7/13/2000

   
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