Cloud Music

If all your music is in your head and you play your own, great. You’ll never go a day without it.

If all your music is on CDs, vinyl and tape, almost great. You’ll be able to hear it until your playback device is irreplacably broken. If you have been technically quick, maybe you have also made backups which are available in a digital format on your computer.

If all your music is only available from a single cloud service, good luck.

Where will your music be if that service shuts down? If the service doesn’t allow you to make local backup copies, too bad.

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Let’s get on board the effort to make music accessible in common formats which have the chance to be carried forward into the next standard format as technology improves.

[Please feel free to reuse the cloud music icon available in SVG format (Inkscape) at openclipart.org]

Go Open STANDARDS!

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