[Nottingham]   RIAA removes “youtube-dl” from Github

Vadim Mankevich vadim at mankevich.co.uk
Tue Nov 3 08:50:07 UTC 2020

Fear not. Due to a bug that github won't fix (a feature?) youtube-dl repo is available as part of the github repo that hosts that DMCA notice :) Feel the irony?Of course, the project will migrate to another platform but that's a big F#$% YOU from the community to github, Microsoft and RIAAhttps://github.com/github/dmca/tree/416da574ec0df3388f652e44f7fe71b1e3a4701f--vadim@mankevich.co.uk PGP key fingerprint0xC046022A3A91455AF0C9BB2404BF882B1905C772Retrieve from hkps://pgp.mit.eduor https://keybase.io/vmankevich ---- On Mon, 02 Nov 2020 23:59:35 +0000  nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk  wrote ----Folks,For a direct attack on all our Freedoms, see:*Music industry forces widely used journalist tool offline*"The popular free software project “youtube-dl” was removed from Githubon Friday following a legal notice from the Recording IndustryAssociation of America claiming it violates U.S. copyright law..."https://freedom.press/news/riaa-github-youtube-dl-journalist-tool/Remember the bad old days when the RIAA (and the UK equivalent) imposeda tithe on ALL blank audio cassettes, regardless of whether you wereusing them for dictation, your own music, or your own computer programs!HDDs and SDDs next?...All just a game of 'control' and 'money grabbing'?...Judge for yourselves...Cheers,Martin-- Nottingham mailing listNottingham at mailman.lug.org.ukhttps://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/nottingham
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