JDownloader Court Ruling Worries Open Source Software Developers | TorrentFreak | New World, New Society. | Scoop.it

This week news broke that the popular JDownloader download tool had been declared illegal by a German court. The headline was open for debate since the court only took exception to one particular and long-since removed feature which allowed the downloading of encrypted video streams. However, the ruling has concerned the creators of JDownloader who say that it represents a threat to the development of Open Source Software.

 


Via Gonzalo San Gil, PhD., juandoming