1) " #Github has taken down all repositories and sites hosting code for the popular utility `youtube-dl`, which allows you download and view YouTube videos without the tracking and the Ads, under pressure from the Record Industry Association of America." https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2020/10/2020-10-23-RIAA.md
2) #GitHub's action against #youtubedl is an act of censorship; an attack against Internet freedom and software freedom. This is very IMPORTANT : please spend 10 seconds, excersise your software freedom and save youtube-dl! https://diode.zone/videos/watch/394d1779-829a-4f10-8e3e-4eac940e16d9
@lohang use vlc to open network stream, paste youtube url, tools>codec info, copy path at bottom, paste in browser, right click and save. Github is MS and big tech are all buddy buddy
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