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Mexican courts uphold sales ban on Roku devices

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Federal judges in Mexico City and Torreon have ruled to keep a ban on the sale of Roku streaming devices in place, reports local daily El Universal. The decisions come after Mexico City courts last year banned the sale of Roku set-top boxes in the country after cable TV provider Cablevision complained that the OTT devices were being hacked to give viewers access to subscription content for free. The judged upheld the ban on the "importation, commercialisation and distribution" of Roku devices on the grounds that they could be used as an instrument for "dishonest commerce" in breach of

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Cablevision / Roku
Countries: Mexico
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