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Sean Parker

Founders Fund Managing Partner Sean Parker attends the eG8 forum in Paris May 25, 2011.

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Napster of 1999 better than legal music services of today

Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, Napster co-founders, held a “what-if” party at SXSW, wondering how much better music services would be today if Napster hadn't been shut down. Even though Sean Parker is pushing Spotify, he and Fanning still feel the music service bar was set by Napster in 1999. Except for those lawsuits masquerading as music files, of course.

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