An idea spawned by anti-Napster Mark Gunderson: label MP3s as popular songs, but have the only actual content be dogs barking or some other silly thing like that.

Hmm. Is there something wrong here?

Well, let's see. A fan wants, say Intergalactic by the Beastie Boys. They do a search, pick a host, and download. Happy happy. Yet, instead of them crazy rappas talkin' they rhymes like it ain't nobody's business, they hear a cuckoo clock. OVER AND OVER AND OVER.

Reaction? Deletion. Napster relies on the fact that people share the songs they download to increase volume. If eveybody deletes the Hello Nasty bomb, there will be exactly one copy of the bomb in circulation. The odds of anyone downloading it are miniscule.

Silly Gunderson. Trix are for kids.