Napster Users Find Similar Sites

NPR's Rick Karr reports that following the near shutdown of Napster, the online music swapping service, many fans are flocking to similar sites. Programs on the web such as Freenet and Gnutella had more than 9-million hits this weekend alone, causing some critics to say the end of music copy-write law may be at hand.



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