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VLC Media Player challenges India’s prohibition in court.

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VideoLAN, the developer behind VLC Media Participant, has issued an authorized discovery to India’s Telecom (DoT) and IT (MeitY) bodies over the block of its platform.

The free and open-source media participant has been silently banned in India since February, in what the supplier describes as a “violation of worldwide obligations to guard free speech” within the nation.