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What does Napster mean?
Napster is an online music store and a Best Buy company. It was originally founded as a pioneering peer-to-peer file sharing Internet service that emphasized sharing audio files that were typically digitally encoded music as MP3 format files. Napster was founded by Shawn Fanning and his uncle John Fanning. Napster named after Fanning’s hairstyle-based nickname.