GitHub reinstates popular YouTube downloader three weeks after its takedown over copyright complaint

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GitHub reinstates popular YouTube downloader three weeks after its takedown over copyright complaint
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GitHub reinstates popular YouTube downloader three weeks after its takedown over copyright complaint

Following intervention by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, GitHub changes its mind about Youtube-dll

Microsoft-owned GitHub has restored YouTube-dl, a popular YouTube downloader tool, which was removed from the code-hosting portal last month after the company receiving a copyright complaint from the Recording...

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