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Roku device sales suspended again in Mexico

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A Mexico City tribunal has again banned the sale of Roku set-top boxes in the country on the grounds that the OTT devices are being hacked to give viewers access to its subscription content for free. Mexico City's High Court of Justice had initially blocked retail sales of Roku STBs following a complaint from Televisa-controlled cable provider Cablevision, with a subsequent provisional suspension on the ban secured by Roku now overturned by the latest decision. Cablevision claims Mexican hackers are using messaging app WhatsApp to offer Roku owners illegal access to monthly packages of

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