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Rapper suit targets Napster users

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Rapper suit targets Napster users

Rap artist Dr. Dre upped the stakes in the legal battle over MP3-swapping firm Napster, suing not only the company but also those who use its software.

Citing five universities and college students to be named later, Dr. Dre – whose real name is Andre Young – asked the court to shut down Napster and award damages of $100,000 for each illegal copy of his work.

Napster’s software allows people – at this point, mostly college students – to link up with each other’s computers to share their music collections without paying companies or artists for the songs.

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