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Aurous: a new free service for streaming music via torrents

The developers have introduced a new music streaming service Aurous on the basis of bittorent. It works on the principle of popular app Popcorn Time for watching movies.

App for Windows, Mac and Linux with a user-friendly interface allows you to search songs by title, author and album. Music can be saved in the collection, with tracks available for listening without Internet connection. Aurous supports FLAC, WAV, OGG, OPUS and WebA.

Search tracks is based on the principle of bittorent. Playlists can be imported from Pandora, YouTube, and other similar sources. The process of interaction with Aurous similar to well-known service for watching movies and TV series Popcorn Time.

The next day after starting the Aurous music labels filed a lawsuit against the founders of the service. Claim on behalf of Sony, Universal Music Group and Warner Music gave developers the American recording industry Association (Recording Industry Association of America, RIAA). In the opinion of the holders, the program is “blatantly violating” copyright, taking music including the social network “Vkontakte”.

The Creator of Aurous Andrew Sampson claims that the app is absolutely legitimate and collecting content from open sources such as Spotify, SoundCloud and YouTube. In the RIAA denied this fact, saying that the directory Aurous is composed of a composite obtained through pirate sites MP3WithMe and MP3Skull, as well as the Russian resource Pleer and social network “Vkontakte”. Aurous intend to defend in court their right.

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