GitLab confirms it’s eliminated Suyu, a fork of Nintendo Swap emulator Yuzu

Photo illustration of a Nintendo Switch with a broken screen and the Yuzu logo.
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Nintendo may not must individually sue emulators out of existence to drive them deeper underground. At the moment, GitLab minimize off entry to Nintendo Swap emulator Suyu, and disabled the accounts of its builders, after receiving what seems to be a scary electronic mail within the type of a DMCA takedown request.

“GitLab obtained a DMCA takedown discover from a consultant of the rightsholder and adopted our customary course of outlined right here,” spokesperson Kristen Butler tells The Verge.

Suyu was a fork of Yuzu, the emulator that Nintendo efficiently sued, however this isn’t about Nintendo now having the rights to Yuzu’s code — or perhaps even Nintendo in any respect? Nintendo didn’t essentially win the rights to Yuzu’s code in its settlement, and GitLab didn’t…

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