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GitHub warns of bans for users still distributing YouTube-DL

GitHub, the open-source repository has issued a warning to users who are still redistributing the recently outlawed YouTube-DL app. After being taken down under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) last month, the court ordered all instances of it to be taken down, which led to a so-called “Streisand Effect” — a term given to...

What you need to know about the RIAA’s DMCA takedown of YouTube-DL

The Recording Industry Association of America, Inc. (RIAA), the trade organization representing the recording industry in the U.S., filed a DMCA takedown notice last Friday for multiple GitHub repositories containing YouTube-DL code. YouTube-DL is an open-source Python library to download video and/or audio from YouTube and other video hosting sites. The library is incorporated into...