More illegal streaming websites blocked but experts split on whether apps on Android boxes are banned


Even though blocking a website means preventing access and cutting off links, there is no outright ban on the apps or the boxes, which are popular as they give Internet users access to content from all over the world.
Even though blocking a website means preventing access and cutting off links, there is no outright ban on the apps or the boxes, which are popular as they give Internet users access to content from all over the world.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

SINGAPORE - While some industry experts are hailing news of the recent High Court move to order more piracy websites to be blocked as a ban on certain streaming applications preloaded on Android boxes, others are not so sure.

They say blocking a website means preventing access and cutting off links. But there is no outright ban on the apps or the boxes, which are popular as they give Internet users access to content from all over the world.

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