May 1, 2001 12:00 PM PDT
Study: Napster use tailing off
Webnoize also estimated that the number of songs actually traded--a more difficult measure to come by--dropped to 1.59 billion songs in April from an estimated 2.79 billion in February. Other companies have measured Napster usage in different ways. The record industry has consistently criticized Napster's filtering efforts as too little, too late. The company significantly boosted the strength of its screening process last week.