Essays Tagged: "Shawn Fanning"

How The Internet has Affected the Music Industry.

, not many other companies get a look in. In the end it took a first year university student called Shawn Fanning with the help of funding from his uncle to disrupt the balance of power. It was with t ...

(4 pages) 359 1 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

MP3 Controversy.

that are also waiting, so you would be literally waiting in a line, just to download that one song.Shawn Fanning, at the age of 19, used IRC (and many others) to download his MP3's. His college roomm ... ee the reason why musicians are complaining about this, since they are still making a lot of money. Shawn Fanning claims that, "even if they succeed in shutting down those particular services, new ser ...

(6 pages) 317 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Downloading music. Persuasive essay that agrees downloading music is right and shouldn't be restricted.

In 1999, an 18-year-old college drop out named Shawn Fanning invented the program that was Napster. Almost instantaneously upon its release its pop ...

(3 pages) 520 3 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sharing is Caring

and are forced to shut down; another one will take its place. In the words of the found of Napster, Shawn Fanning claims that, "even if they succeed in shutting down those particular services, new ser ...

(5 pages) 112 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Write a report on the differences between a network such as Napster and a "pure" P2P network such as Gnutella or any of its clones. Include the advantages and disadvantages of each technology.

alf around of the world.NapsterThe most popular of sharing protocol is Napster which constructed by Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker, Lawrence Lessig (2001, 54) illustrate that "it is a technology simpli ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Copyright Laws and regulations issues

cided to make a program that will make it easier for people to trade MP3 files online (Kaminer 48). Shawn Fanning has now become a well-known name around the music industry. This is because people fro ... a piece of software? You don't, in the case of Napster. This thing should never have gotten out of Shawn Fanning's computer." Fortune. 13 Nov. 2000: 83 Caulfield, Brian. "Searching for Something New. ...

(8 pages) 147 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Business Ethics

o stop the piracy or downloading music for free from the internet. As long as there are people like Shawn Fanning with a creative mind for information technology, the internet services offered to the ... going on for a long time. Even if the music artists find a way through the judicial system to stop Shawn Fanning from putting music up in his domain for downloading, another person will find another ...

(2 pages) 101 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

CD quality music can easily and quickly be distributed over the inter net. What should be done, if any thing, to control this type of activities?

he creative genius behind Napster is Fanning, who named the service after his high school nickname. Shawn Fanning grew up in Massachussetts, living in Harwich during his high school years. He gave up ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Napster And MP3's

ndustry Association of America (RIAA) against the claims made toward the software company Napster. Shawn Fanning, a newly 19-year-old and creator of the Napster software never dreamed of the legaliti ... Karl T., Chris Taylor, and David E. Thigpen. "Meet the Napster." Time 2 Oct. 2000: 60.Tully, Shawn. "Big Man Against Big Music." Fortune 14 Aug. 2000: 186 - 88.

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


their ideas to invent something in order to make their life easier. One of those people is John and Shawn Fanning. They made software called Napster, which is a medium for users to interact and swap t ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Napster Debate

the issue will be heard bythe appellate court on October 2.NapsterNapster was created by Shawn Fanning when he was 18 years old. He wanted tocreate a way for users to share music files o ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Online Music Debate

ms in this paper. Napster was created by a 19-year-old Boston Northeastern University dropout named Shawn Fanning with some help from 21-year-old web site designer Sean Parker. Fanning was inspired to ... � Nando Times. March 4, 2001. San Francisco. Fredman, Nathaniel. "Interview: Napster Founder Shawn Fanning."� U-Wire Today. October 18, 2000. Kurlantzick, Joshua. "A race to replace Naps ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


mouse and a few keystrokes on the keyboard, anyone can have access to millions of songs instantly. Shawn Fanning, 18 at the time, created a new revolutionary program, Napster (?Technology: Meet the N ... g Napster, so that it does not take up lots of their bandwidth (?Fanning??).About two years ago, Shawn Fanning had a dream. He was fed up with trying to find sites that would let him download just ...

(8 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues


ownload an MP3 on to his computer. The server was slow, unreliable, and frustrating. His name was Shawn Fanning, creator of Napster. All Shawn wanted was to be able to find and download his favorit ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Test Essay

ities of its users.Ignorance has not been a tactic used by Napster. Their founders, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, have been quoted saying, "bypass the record industry entirely." Also the top executiv ...

(2 pages) 504 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Moral Issues of Downloading Music

for decades.The history of music downloading started in June of 1999 and was create by a man named Shawn Fanning, the creator of the program, gave a version to a few friends for testing. He called hi ...

(7 pages) 50 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Cyber Theft: Rise and Fall of Napster

ost difficult legal debates in the new millennia.It all started with an 18 year old college dropout Shawn Fanning. After realizing how hard it is to share files on the internet he decided to build a p ...

(7 pages) 26 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Internet and Technology – Napster, Ethics, and Bandwidth on College Campuses

en in terms of the ethical, legal, and practical issues that surround it.For some college students, Shawn Fanning is a god, but most do not even recognize his name. Virtually every college student, ho ... n of America (RIAA), musicians and music companies alike have brought lawsuit after lawsuit against Shawn Fanning and Napster. Technically, the verdict is still out, but in order to protect themselves ...

(8 pages) 20 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


e and download music and movies for free. It quickly became massively popular. But, Napster creator Shawn Fanning was sued by several record companies within one year. At the end, Napster shut down in ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Art Essays