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Acquired byVivendi
Price$372M
Date5/2001
TermsCash and Stock

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Websitemp3.com
Twitter@mp3dotcom
CategoryGames/Entertainment
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Founded1997

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San Francisco, USA

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MP3.com

Founded in 1997 by Michael Roberston and Greg Flores as a free, legal music-sharing website. The site was popular with upcoming and independent musicians and bands.

It was acquired by Vivendi Universal on May 20th, 2001 in a $372 million cash-and-stock deal.

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  1. Vivendi Universal Buys MP3.com (abcnews.go.com) [edit]
  2. CNET buys MP3 from VU as teardown (billboard.com) [edit]
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