DMCA takedown notice issued for BackupHDDVD

SourceForge.net issued DMCA takedown for BackupHDDVD
According to a discussion over at Doom9, SourceForge.net has been issued and complied with a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) notice to remove the program BackupHDDVD. The utility was previously hosted on SourceForge as an Open Source, community project, granting anyone and everyone access to download the sourcecode for use or modification.

Where did it go?
Visiting the SourceForge project page now brings up an “Error Invalid Project” display.

BackupHDDVDSourceForge

BackupHDDVD still easily found online
Fortunately for users who wish to continue to use BackupHDDVD, it can still be found on a variety of locations online such as the sendspace, Torrent tracking websites and more. A google search should find it for ya, or you might want to try looking for links over on the Doom9 forums. This news found via CDFreaks.

About Wes Novack

Wesley Novack is a Technologist working in the software industry, with extensive experience building and managing highly available applications, services, and systems in the public cloud. He has a breadth of experience in online publishing, the consumer electronics industry, and building internet communities. Wes enjoys hanging with his family, skateboarding, hiking, the vegan lifestyle, and a good cup of tea. You can find him on Twitter @WesleyTech.

View all posts by Wes Novack →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.