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Qualcomm Retracts Its Massive DMCA Takedown Of Git Repositories

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As a follow-up to the story about a Qualcomm DMCA notice taking down 100+ repositories of open-source code on GitHub, Qualcomm has changed course.

Qualcomm has reversed its take-down notice and has allowed the 100+ Git repositories to re-appear. Qualcomm came under pressure and likely took a look at the reported files to realize they weren't confidential, with some of the take-down requests being over Android kernel source files and code from CyanogenMod, Sony Xperia, and even their own QCA repository.

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