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Spotify patches web player exploit that allowed free MP3 downloads

By Shawn Knight
May 8, 2013
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  1. Spotify recently patched an exploit that allowed Chrome users to download any of the company’s 20 million songs free and clear. By using a browser extension called Downloadify, subscribers were able to take advantage of an exploit (or simple lack...

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  2. Haha fun while it lasted
     
  3. Because you wouldn't want people to enjoy music DRM-free now

    would you. Course not. Don't be silly. If people had freedom, who'd become

    filthy rich!
     
  4. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,174   +761

    Damn. I would've loved to exploited that. (If only we had Spotify in my country)
     
  5. Jim$ter

    Jim$ter TS Enthusiast Posts: 130   +22

    Jeeese some people are so cheap...Why do you want MP3's or waste time and space when you already have access to 20 Million songs already for $9.99 a month. Spotify is an awesome service. No need for Mp3's anymore. Without Spotify piracy would rule the day...but I guess a great legal cheap service isn't even good enough for some people.
     
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  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,174   +761

    And now for my next trick... Changing human nature.
     


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