Freeshop gets DMCA'd on Github...

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    Well, this is probably not going to end well. Nintendo took down the Github repo for Freeshop. Freeshop is a 3DS homebrew that allows the installation of 3DS games and apps through Nintendo's own servers for free, made by @TheCruel. The Titlekey websites that Freeshop relies on will probably come down soon as well.
     
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    Nooooooo!!!! 'Tendo wants those Mcnuggies!! Isn't there a site that lets you get stuff from github even after it's been deleted?
     
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    Legally their argument is invalid. Unless I'm mistaken, freeShop is using the inbuilt 3DS method to install files, like the Wii and Wii U installers do, so they can't come attack him.
     
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    Can't say I'm terribly surprised. Its pretty much the most unapologetic homebrew app there has ever been. It serves one function that Nintendo quite understandably would be completely against. Still it is sad to see such a thing.
     
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    acutally, freeshop does not contain any copyright material. you have to get the files yourself and enter in that title key site into the auto update url manually.
     
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    It doesn't host tickets though.
     
  9. Ryccardo

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    Except for the part where it did not have any titlekeys (even funnier is that it did illegally mirror game icons, but they're on a separate repo not mentioned)
     
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    due to DMCA takedown? was expected
     
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    Actually
     
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    "The freeShop application also contains unauthorized copies of the Nintendo 3DS Logo Data file, covered by U.S. Copyright Reg. No. PA0001781880, which further infringes Nintendo's rights."
    :rofl:
    EDIT: Ninja'd :ph34r:
     
  13. Aletron9000

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    ugh, Nintendo has come along to ruin the fun again. The same way they did with pokemon prism
     
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    Well they claim freeShop circumvent their security, and this is prohibited. And it does by forging tickets.
    Also it uses those damn fine logos of them.
     
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    Sure, but without those titlekeys, the app is completely useless. Like I said the app serves one purpose, how you go about to make it happen is irrelevant. Fact is, Nintendo may well try and DMCA the title keys website as well, wouldn't be surprised. The both work together to do something Nintendo would never want you to.
     
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    Pokemon Prism is justified. This is a piracy tool.
     
  17. xtheman

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    Can't we just use the homebrew launcher channel's logo.bin in all other homebrew? That doesn't break big N's rules as it was referring to the logo.bin for stock apps.
     
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    Define "those", as it works perfectly with a legal dump of your enctitlekeys.bin :)

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    That for sure
     
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    so, I guess the cache won't be updated for it again, so freeshop won't have new games?
     
  20. duffmmann

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    I don't really understand what you're arguing here. All my point is, is that its completely understandable why this would be one of (if not the) top targets for Nintendo to take down in relation to the 3DS homebrew scene. It sucks, but I get it.
     
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