WEB TALK: Napster and the Meetings Industry

If you've been following the technology news lately you're probably familiar with Napster and the uproar it has created in the music industry. But what is sometimes overlooked is the mini-revolution in computing that the Napster model represents.

Napster, a system for trading music files in a digital format known as MP3, is built around a type of computing architecture known as peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. Briefly, P2P represents a logical evolution of computing architecture towar

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