Milton Olin, Jr.

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: prominent entertainment lawyer and onetime chief operating officer for the online file-sharing service company Napster from 2000 to 2002 who was a pioneer in online music sharing that led to lawsuits by Metallica and other acts in 2000, in which the suits eventually forced a settlement that required Napster to evolve into a pay-for-use service that became something of a model for today's streaming companies.

 

 

Cause of Death: Struck and killed by a patrol car while riding his bicycle

 

Born: 1948?

 

Died: December 9, 2013

 

Location: Calabasas, California