Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue Sep 20 05:03:58 UTC 2016

> On 09/19/2016 11:56 PM, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>> why?
>>> On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 5:44 PM, Tito Latini <tito.01beta at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> What is the content of the network packets ?
>>>> Regardless, I'll ignore software with that technologogy.
>> The OP seems to be suggesting that whoever has access to the data
>> captured
>> by Ableton Link or the potential backdoor that link *might* enable would
>> use it for nefarious purposes.
> Ableton link is used to synchronize software and devices on a *LAN*.
> It basically broadcasts BPM and song-position to the *local* network.

Because netjack isn't good enough or cross platform enough or LGPL enough
or adopted enough?

> Link does not allow to synchronize devices on a WAN.
> The complete source code is free (GPLv2) you can read it, no strings
> attached.

Be careful, apparently you might get brainwashed ;-)

Patrick Shirkey
Boost Hardware Ltd

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