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March 5, 2001
MP3 is here to stay, author says
Bruce Fries' book on MP3 music sells as a conventional book for $24.95. He also makes it available to download free from his Web site, yet some people pay him for it voluntarily. Story

[Times art: Teresanne Cossetta]
Junk e-mail doesn't just bug millions of computer users. Spam sometimes carries scams and viruses and costs users and businesses billions of dollars a year in time and trouble. Story

Canning the spam
Consumers and businesses can take some steps to protect themselves from junk e-mail, though no one guarantees a totally effective defense.

Getting music into your PC
Q. I would like to transfer audio on cassette tapes to my computer. What equipment or program do I need?

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The Typing of the Dead

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