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The Second Coming of Napster

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The Second Coming of Napster

The Second Coming of Napster

The Second Coming of Napster

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The Napster file sharing service, once the most popular vehicle for swapping music, was shut down after a series of lawsuits by musicians and record labels two years ago. It's re-launching tomorrow with the blessing of the music industry — but as Wired magazine writer Xeni Jardin tells NPR's Alex Chadwick, this time you have to pay to download music.