Illegal Android TV boxes still on sale in Singapore despite ban that kicked in last year

Staff at shops selling illegal Android TV boxes assured customers that they were "perfectly legal". ST PHOTO: NADINE CHUA
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SINGAPORE - The sale of illegal Android TV boxes has returned at popular tech mall Sim Lim Square after some disquiet over an unprecedented move against piracy in 2018 that led to court sanctions.

In the mall near Jalan Besar, shops were seen brazenly displaying these boxes that offer access to pirated online streams or content, with their retail staff assuring curious customers that the boxes are "perfectly legal".

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