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Google Takes Down Open-Source Project After DMCA Complaint

May 05, 2008, 16:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sumner Lemon)

"Google has removed an open-source project that enables the proprietary CoreAVC high-definition video decoder to run in Linux following a complaint from the codec's developer--but the project could soon return.

"'In response to a complaint we received under the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, we have removed project 'coreavc-for-linux,'' Google said in a brief statement posted on the project hosting section of its Google Code web site for developers..."

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