October 2002
Mix;Oct2002, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the refusal of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to allow Napster Inc.'s proposal of sale to Bertelsmann AG. Company background; Preparations taken by the Napster in filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy.


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