GitHub repository retrieves Popcorn Time online after takedown request Hollywood




GitHub, a platform for open source projects, the repositories for Popcorn Time taken offline, after the service had received. A takedown request based on the DMCA According to the MPAA streaming torrent software infringes copyright.

“This repository is currently disabled” reports on Github pages Popcorn Time and Time4Popcorn . The platform refers to a takedown summation of the MPAA, according to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. According to the Hollywood studios programs infringe copyright and the MPAA provides screenshots of the interface and the display of the software along to put the claim. Force at

Popcorn Time and Time4Popcorn his controversial programs that using torrent files streaming movies to see, while the user is downloading them. Its use is illegal in the Netherlands when viewed., Without permission of the copyright holder films The programs were given much prominence by the simple operation and interface, which make them a competitor of Netflix streaming and other commercial services. The developers of Popcorn Time left already managed to stop the development of their hobby project. Time4Popcorn took over, and the development of this app added include an Android version and Chrome Cast support features.

Incidentally stands on the site of Popcorn Time that the repositories for the weekend were migrated from Github.


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