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Popular Stream-Ripper Voluntarily Disables YouTube Conversion

Onlinevideoconverter.com, the most-visited stream-ripper site on the Internet, says it has voluntarily disabled conversion and downloading of YouTube videos. The decision is a direct result of YouTube’s efforts to block servers of several stream-ripping sites in an attempt to thwart “violative downloads.” With millions of visitors per day, Onlinevideoconverter.com is the most-visited stream-ripping site on […]

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Stream-Ripper Operator Rejects Record Labels’ Piracy ‘Hysteria’ in Court

The Russian operator of the YouTube-ripping sites FLVTO.biz and 2conv.com has filed his answering brief at the US Appeals Court. The site owner rejects the “sky is falling” arguments and other piracy “hysteria,” noting that rightsholders have a history of trying to block technological progress. Most importantly, however, he argues that the court has no […]