RIAA blitz takes down 18 GitHub projects used for downloading YouTube videos

Main target of the takedown was the youtube-dl project, a Python library that had amassed more than 72k stars on GitHub and was used in many YouTube video ripping tools and services. Microsoft-owned GitHub has removed today 18 projects from its code-hosting portal following a legal request filed by the Recording Industry Association of America… Continue reading RIAA blitz takes down 18 GitHub projects used for downloading YouTube videos