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And here's a tar mirror on Dropbox: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7562426/laanwj-dropship-464e1c4.tar....

> Restricted Content

> This file is no longer available. For additional information contact Dropbox Support.

So, Dropbox has censorship? Ni-i-ice.


Dear Dropbox User:

We have received a notification under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") from Dropbox that the following material is claimed to be infringing.


Accordingly, pursuant to Section 512(c)(1)(C) of DMCA, we have removed or disabled access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity.


This is BULLSHIT! Dropbox is censoring this because they don't want it to get out there. What will they censor next?


Wow. Either Dropbox have some copyright issues with Dropship's code, or this is just a blatant misuse of DMCA to take down the content. Won't speculate, but I personally suspect the latter.

Wladimir did release the software under FOSS Expat ("MIT") license so he can't really take it back. It's now up to good will of others.

While I understand that this may put Dropbox in unfortunate situation, such methods to take down the problematic piece of software somehow feel wrong.


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