If you record music or podcasts on your computer, you might be familiar with Audacity. It’s a free, open-source, and cross-platform app that helps you record and edit audio over multiple tracks.
The company is collecting all this information under the guise of “data necessary for law enforcement, litigation and authorities’ requests (if any).”
After this change, community members of the Linux subreddit angrily pointed out that these changes violate privacy and there’s no solid ground for collecting this information.
It also called to the community for developing a forked version of the app — as Audacity is open-sourced. Plus, you can always download older versions. You can also look at some other alternatives such as Oceanaudio and Wavosaur. Thank god for open-sourced software.
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