I think that a settlement, frankly, is unlikely, Boies theories and Principles of Utilitarianism said.
Metallica sued Napster 15 years ago today - The Verge
In about 1998, someone with the username "napster" revealed to those present in an internet chatroom that he'd been working on a piece of software to fix the problem. The issue in P2P applications (Peer to Peer) is that if Napster is guilty of copyright infringement, then the consumers of Napster are guilty too. Though copycat software rose up afterwards, downloading music never again felt cloudless. Napster has hit a sour note in court. Opponents saw no grey. The group sued the company, claiming more than more than 300,000 Napster users had traded its songs online. That were worried that the ruling in the Napster. The years-long march to Spotify launching in the United States. Parker and Fanning, meanwhile, have reunited. Litigation against Napster came from all angles. Apple buying Beats and negotiating for music exclusives, just like it did a decade ago. Not a single MP3 was stored on its servers; the software simply enabled users to download from each other.
December 7, 1999filed a lawsuit against the popular service. Was a 2000.S. District Court for the Northern District.