Napster Inc., the online music community that rose from a dorm room project to become the scourge of the global recording industry, is being purchased by Best Buy Inc. for nearly $127 million as the electronics retailer tries to boost its digital music business, reports the Associated Press. The $2.65 per share all-cash deal announced Sept. 15 is nearly double the music network's Sept. 12 closing price but a small sum to pay for Best Buy, which gets access to Napster's 700,000 subscribers who pay a monthly fee to access digital music catalogs. "It's not a huge investment, but it

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