When did Napster start?

Answer College student Shawn Fanning released the original Napster application in 1999. Napster began as a file-sharing service, largely used for illegal music piracy. Legal troubles forced Napster into b... Read More »

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I heard that Napster has free, legal music downloading. Does anybody know where to go on Napster to do this?

Napster was originally free, but i THINK that there was a lawsuit againest them, and then they changed it , and its not free anymore, but now its not possible anymore

Do you have to pay for napster?

Napster offers a free service that allows users to listen to any song in its collection online three times and to download music at a set fee per download. The music service also offers a subscript... Read More »

What is Napster?

Napster is a subscription-based, paid service for the online sharing of music files. It originated in 1999 as an unpaid file-sharing service that allowed people to share music files for free.Concep... Read More »

Who created Napster?

Shawn Fanning, a college dropout, created Napster in 1999 when he was 18. He wrote the file-sharing program so that computer users could swap files. It is primarily used to provide music files.Sour... Read More »