The Recording Industry Association of America was after Napster ever since the site came on-line. It was the promotion of illegally searching and downloading music and sometimes video. in 2000, Judge Marilyn Hall Patel issued a preliminary injunction against Napster, ordering the company to cease operation by July 28th.
The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals would stay the injunction and raise questions to judge Patel and the injunction.
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