Talk:Napster

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Former good articleNapster was one of the Sports and recreation good articles, but it has been removed from the list. There are suggestions below for improving the article to meet the good article criteria. Once these issues have been addressed, the article can be renominated. Editors may also seek a reassessment of the decision if they believe there was a mistake.
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January 9, 2006Good article nomineeListed
August 12, 2008Good article reassessmentDelisted
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Current status: Delisted good article

Napster shutdown[edit]

Was Napster shut down in 2001 or 2000? Because cited article (and some other online sources) claim, that it was in July, 2000. See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/852283.stm. And this article claims, it was in 2001. 46.186.66.131 (talk) 19:49, 1 April 2016 (UTC)

Addition of Jordan Ritter to list of Napster Developers and allowing John Fanning's name to remain on the developer list even though it lacks a proper citation[edit]

Can Bbb23 or some Wiki authority in the know elaborate (perhaps in plain English) on Bbb23's redaction of my edit of the Napster Wikipedia page on April 20th, 2017 where I add Jordan Ritter to the list of Napster developers? My edit cites another Wikipedia page. But more importantly I cite a first-hand interview with Jordan Ritter available at http://www.internethistorypodcast.com/ that is conducted by a well-regarded podcaster who is documenting oral histories of the development of the internet. In effect we have a first-hand source. Put another way the cite is coming directly "from the horse's mouth." Also, if in your opinion my edit is not appropriately cited what can be said about the inclusion of John Fanning and Sean Parker as Napster developers? The page currently has a footnote with the label "Citation Needed" next to John Fanning's name. How is it that we are redacting Ritter' name from the developer list but allowing John Fanning and Sean Parker's name's to remain on the list? These people actually *were not* core Napster developers (they were instead involved with the business side of things). It seems like we may be applying different standards of evidence to these additions/redactions. In the interest of coherent and consistent citation can this problem be addressed please? Lfernandez (talk) 01:11, 23 April 2017 (UTC)Lfernandez

Edited the above entry: had mistakenly put in "Justin Harris" instead of "Jordan Ritter." Good grief. Lfernandez (talk) 19:45, 23 April 2017 (UTC)Lfernandez

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