Music industry is suing youtube-dl hosters
The music industry is shifting up a gear and is now taking action against a German hosting provider. Three big labels are suing the provider Uberspace for hosting the website of the open source project youtube-dl. With the software, which is available on the code sharing platform Github, YouTube videos and music files can be downloaded without a web browser. According to the plaintiffs, this violates copyright law. ...
The article is unclear on this, but the lawsuit appears to by Sony Entertainment, Warner Music Group, and Universal Music, filed at the district court of Hamburg.
Time for Google to step up and declare whether it is for good, or has sided with the evil of copyright absolutists.
HN discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29924339
VideoLAN has issued a legal notice to Indian Gov for banning their website - https://internetfreedom.in/videolan-issued-legal-notice-to-dot-and-meity-for-banning-their-website-in-india/
Completely unrelated to any Austro-Hungarian royalty: my VW campervan is called Otto.
Otto von Habsburg's full name was:
Franz Joseph Otto Robert Maria Anton Karl Max Heinrich Sixtus Xaver Felix Renatus Ludwig Gaetan Pius Ignatius von Habsburg.
With a moniker that long I'd have difficulty remembering my own name.
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