Napster Taken Down

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Napster Inc.’s song-sharing service went dark Monday as the company continued to upgrade the network to prepare for advanced music-identification tools and the pending launch of a revamped, fee-based system.

“File transfers have been temporarily suspended while Napster upgrades the databases that support our new file identification technology.

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