April 30, 2004
More College Students Turn to Apple's (Legal) Music-Sharing Program
Thomas Zimmerman, a sophomore at Williams College, says total strangers meet him in the dining hall and immediately offer compliments on his taste in music. From their dormitory rooms, these strangers have spent hours browsing through Mr. Zimmerman's music collection using a sharing feature of iTunes, the popular music program from Apple Computer.
"It's weird when you will know people, and people will know you, solely off of your music library," he says. "So I'll be at dinner, and