Somewhat chilling repo takedown on GitHub: https://freedom.press/news/riaa-github-youtube-dl-journalist-tool/
Could definitely see similar things happen to crypto-related work. Also a reminder that we have to replicate not just Git repos but metadata in several places.
Looks like they also killed all forks in one swoop: https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2020/10/2020-10-23-RIAA.md
Can this kind of metadata backup be automated?
see the following issues:
We have repo backup working pretty well, but not metadata, which could however likely piggyback on our existing setup
Last updated: Feb 04 2023 at 02:03 UTC