AOL demands that VLC not support it, VLC replies “we support AOL?”
Ryan Farmer diplomatically reports on AOL and their demand that VLC stop allowing users to access SHOUTcast Radio.
Honestly, I don’t care all that much.
They’ve been in the business of building walled gardens for as long as they’ve been around. It’s their call, it just means that people will find other ways of getting the content, either from them or from somewhere else.
In the case of AOL, this has largely meant somewhere else.