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Tuesday, March 05, 2002

Morpheus Didn't Pay Its Bills
According to Kazaa, the reason Morpheus was shut down last week was because the company didn't pay its bills. Morpheus, the file-sharing network owned by MusicCity, also known as StreamCast, had been the largest such network on the net since Napster. Now Kazaa seems ready to pick up that title.

Not left out of this, however, is of course the RIAA, who is suing both companies. Kazaa and StreamCast's have constantly pointed out that their networks are decentralized and they had no control over what was done with them. As the RIAA have now pointed out, this latest development shows that the network can be shut down from a central point.
:: posted by Donald Melanson, 8:48 PM |

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