Welcome to News Views, CASBAA’s news round-up culled from sources across the industry for the week ending July 21th. Curated by CASBAA, News Views keeps you in the loop. We always value your feedback, so tell us what you think!
The 27-year old operator of a pirate app store in the USA has been sentenced to 16 months in jail, after a long multinational investigation and trial. Meanwhile, in the UK, there’s a bit of saber-rattling going on, with representatives of the content industry warning that individual end-users could face legal action over use of so-called “Kodi” box illicit streaming devices. Adopting its best tones of outrage, TorrentFreak says our industry is fear-mongering, to scare users off using ISDs. Well, duh….why would we want to do that?