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Discord Is Bringing Music Back With a YouTube-Sanctioned Bot

Discord Is Bringing Music Back With a YouTube-Sanctioned Bot

After Google-owned YouTube killed two hugely popular Discord music bots this month, forcing them to essentially shut down in the dead of night over claims of copyright infringement, Discord has reportedly begun testing a YouTube integration that will allow users to once again stream tunes within their servers.

YouTube Forces Popular Discord Music Bot To Shut Down

YouTube Forces Popular Discord Music Bot To Shut Down

After news broke two weeks ago that Google-owned YouTube had forced Groovy bot offline, it was widely considered to be only a matter of time before the platform came for the other popular Discord bots that use it to source music. Now, it appears that Rythm’s number come up: YouTube has reportedly served the bot a cease-and-desist letter, which compelled it to go offline within seven days.