youtube-dl Under Attack by RIAA: DMCA Takedown

  • From The Category5.TV Newsroom Episode 666
  • October 28, 2020

The RIAA have issued a DMCA Takedown on the open source project, youtube-dl, on their GitHub repository. This is done under the guise of protecting content creators from having their ad revenue stolen.

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You can read the DMCA takedown notice here: https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2020/10/2020-10-23-RIAA.md

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