StreamCast Networks

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StreamCast Networks, Inc., was an American corporation, specializing in peer-to-peer software.

Formerly named MusicCity, it created Morpheus, which was one of the first major peer-to-peer applications.

On May 22, 2006, StreamCast Networks filed a lawsuit against eBay in hopes of stopping the distribution of its Skype software. StreamCast claims that the rights for Skype as well as the FastTrack technology were unrightfully taken away from it.

StreamCast was also a defendant in the MGM v. Grokster case.

As of April 22, 2008, StreamCast Networks filed for chapter 7 Bankruptcy, all their employees have been laid off and Morpheus is no longer available for download.[1]

CEOs[edit]

StreamCast Networks' last CEO was Michael Weiss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morpheus Throws in the Towel". Blogs. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2008-11-17.