The State of Music Online: Ten Years After Napster

  • June 15, 2009
  • By Mary Madden

In the decade since Napster's launch, selling recorded music has become as much of an art as making the music itself. The music industry has been on the front lines of the battle to convert freeloaders into paying customers, and their efforts have been watched closely by other digitized industries—newspapers, book publishing and Hollywood among them—who are hoping to staunch their own bleeding before it's too late.

Read the full report The State of Music Online: Ten Years After Napster on the Pew Internet & American Life Project's Web site.