Youtube-dl is a legitimate tool with a world of a lawful uses. Demanding its removal from Github is a disappointing and counterproductive move by the RIAA.

Isn't DMCA takedown meant for if the content itself is a violation of copyrights? Therefore, it would be appropriate to issue a DMCA takedown if youtube-dl itself was stolen from RIAA, but not for this. Am I right?

@nighthacker2003 @eff It's not a copyright infringement takedown, it's a business model enforcement infringement takedown, which is even more sinister:…
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