SoundCloud’s open nature has been key to its growth among artists, who use its widgets to make their tracks available across the web. That open nature could bring more copyright scrutiny the company’s way though, especially if external service MyCloudPlayer catches on. Digital Music News reports that the web and mobile app lets people search for music on SoundCloud then organise it into playlists. And the scrutiny? ” we had no problem creating a playlist with original songs from The Beatles, Metallica, Gotye, The Black Keys, Michael Jackson, Mumford & Sons, deadmau5, Red Hot Chili Peppers,” explains the article. “But what’s worse is that some of these tracks were easily downloadable…”

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