Anonymous Launches Their Own Music Streaming Service
Hacker group has created a new social music platform Anontune, to stream from third party online sources.
Anontune is a music service created by programmers that claim to belong to the hacker group Anonymous. The social music platform streams songs from multiple third-party Internet sources with an anonymity strategy that mitigates the risk of getting shut down by music industry lawsuits. The website itself is pretty unrefined, but the concept behind it is worth noting.
Given the decentralized nature of the web, the music industry continues to have the incredibly difficult task of controlling where music is uploaded online. Anontune takes advantage of this by scraping songs from undetected users, primarily on Youtube and Soundcloud. As Chicago Reader explains: