Napster Relaunches, Again
New Napster offers $5 monthly price for streaming and five MP3 downloads
Napster was among the first of the peer-to-peer sites where music fans traded songs amongst each other and raised the ire of the RIAA and Metallica. Napster was also among the first to succumb to the legal crusade waged by the RIAA and remade itself into an unsuccessful Ã¢â‚¬Å“pay forÃ¢â‚¬Â music site.
After more iterations and being purchased last year by Best Buy, Napster has again remade itself into something that Best Buy hopes will be successful and profitable — the purchase of Napster cost Best Buy $121 million in cash.
The latest offering from Napster gives subscribers unlimited music streaming from a computer for $5 per month and provides users with five included DRM-free MP3 downloads each month.
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