So there's a new DMCA abuse on Github that's top of HN: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

Hot take here: Github are in the right to take them down—that's what the DMCA requires them to do so that Github don't lose their safe harbor provisions, regardless of the validity of the claims presented therein. (Here the claim is absolute nonsense; they basically say that "the code is used for copyright abuse" but the code itself is not what enables that.)

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Nonetheless, for those who are still seriously using Github for anything that could run afoul of the law, better get off; the Capital Letter Associations have now learned how to use this in their favour, and I suspect this will only get worse over time.

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