Although the original service was shut down by court order, the Napster brand survived. Initially, Napster was envisioned as an independent peer- to- peer file sharing service by Shawn Fanning.
Napster was founded by Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker. Its technology allowed people to easily share their MP3 files with other participants. File sharing programs like limewire. The service operated between June 1999 and July.BibMe Free Bibliography & Citation Maker - MLA Chicago, APA Harvard