|Original author(s)||Wladimir van der Laan|
|Initial release||April 2011|
0.0.1 / April 26, 2011
|Website||dropship at github|
Dropship was a set of API utilities for use with Dropbox accounts. The utilities used Dropbox's de-duplication facilities to allow files, identified by their Dropbox hashes, to be copied from Dropbox's servers.
Dropship was the target of legal maneuvering by Dropbox that attempted to shut down the project and remove it from the Internet. The mechanism of Dropbox's attempt to shut down the Dropship project generated both online discussion and negative press for the company.
- "Dropship Github Project".
- DeFelippi, Dan (2011-04-25). "Dropbox Attempts to Kill Open Source Project". Razor Fast. Retrieved 2011-04-27.
- "Dropship — successor to torrents?". Hacker News. 2011-04-24. Retrieved 2011-08-01.
- Masnick, Mike (2011-04-26). "Dropbox Tries To Kill Off Open Source Project With DMCA Takedown". TechDirt. Retrieved 2011-04-27.
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