The cone is gone: VLC Media Player silently banned in India


People in India are struggling to download the iconic VLC Media Player, but no official reason has been released so far. 

VideoLAN, the Paris-based company behind the open-source video player, has confirmed that its official site has been blocked since February 13. This was discovered when the site saw a drop in traffic of 80% across the South Asia market, the company’s president and lead developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf said to TechCrunch (opens in new tab).