Youtube-dl is taken down due to DMCA takedown notice by RIAA

The video downloading utility youtube-dl, like other large open-source projects, accepts contributions from all around the globe. It is used practically wherever there’s an Internet connection. It’s especially shocking, therefore, when what looks like a domestic legal spat–involving a take-down demand written by lawyers representing the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a U.S. industry group, to Github, a U.S.[…]

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