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TWENTY QUESTIONS: TRUE OR FALSE

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The following True-False questions come courtesy Bob Lefsetz's "The Lefsetz Letter." E-mail him at [email protected] for more information. We'll run the answers tomorrow.

1. Sting has sold more records than the Police.

2. If it is proven that Napster is guilty of copyright infringement, venture capitalists Hummer Winblad escape scot-free, since Napster is a corporation and they were only investors.

3. Judge Patel thought the polling evidence supplied by Napster was done totally scientifically and weighed it heavily in reaching her conclusions.

4. Dr. Sean Kenniff quit practicing medicine as a neurologist to be on "Survivor."

5. K-Tel was threatened with delisting by Nasdaq because of their low share price.

6. Dar Williams had the number one album on Amazon.com.

7. Last week AOL shut down an MP3 search service launched by its subsidiary NullSoft.

8. Ralph Simon's company "Yourmobile.com" received a license from EMI Publishing to use their songs on the site, which allows one to use songs as cell phone rings, since Ralph has a long history in the music business, especially with music publishing, and he respects copyright law.

9. The clash between police and the public began during Rage Against The Machine's performance.

10. Vertical Horizon is really Deep Blue Something, which scored on Interscope with "Breakfast At Tiffany's."

11. Lil' Kim has breast implants.

12. Marcy Playground has parted ways with Capitol Records.

13. Kid Rock's sidekick Joe C. is a midget.

14. Michael Lewis (author of "Liar's Poker" and "The New New Thing") and Larry Magid (tech writer for the L.A. Times) have come out against Napster.

15. The star of "The Tao Of Steve." Donal Logue, is the same person who plays the Alanis-singing taxicab driver on MTV.

16. According to a test in the September 2000 issue of "Sound & Vision," Windows Media Audio sounds significantly better than MP3.

17. AT&T is contemplating spinning off long distance or its cable TV business because of their ongoing success in the business market.

18. The movie industry's ruling against DVD piracy has no effect on the music business, for that case involved computer code, not music.

19. One can self-install DSL.

20. As reported in Business Week, according to an www.iswag.com survey, 81% of teens who wear Eminem-licensed clothing obey their parents' curfews vs. 34% of teens who sport Christina Aguilera logos.

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