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Controversial music streaming app Aurous won’t be coming back: The makers of Aurous have settled a piracy lawsuit brought against them by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for $3 million. The settlement legally prevents Aurous from relaunching.

The settlement preempts a drawn-out legal fight, and comes just two months after Auros shut down in response to a preliminary injunction. News of the Aurous settlement was first reported by P2P news site Torrentfreak.

Aurous launched in October as a free Spotify-like music streaming app, promising users to stream individual songs or entire albums without the need for a monthly subscription plan. The app used a number of third-party sources to populate its music catalog, including YouTube and SoundCloud, but also some unlicensed MP3 websites.

Aurous made a splash in part because its developers touted it as a kind of “Popcorn Time for music,” a reference to the P2P-powered movie streaming app that has been a thorn in Hollywood’s side for some time. However, Aurous didn’t actually use a P2P architecture, and was built in the open by a team of Florida-based app  developers, which made it an easy target for the music industry.

The Aurous team initially seemed determined to fight the lawsuit, but quickly caved in. Lead Auros developer Andrew Sampson told Torrentfreak in response to the settlement that he now wants to focus on building a live music app.