Google bans Downloader app after TV firms complain it can load a pirate website

  • Google bans Downloader app after TV firms complain it can load a pirate website

    Posted by Gatherer  on May 23, 2023 at 4:12 PM

    Enlarge / The Downloader app that was suspended from Google Play. (credit: Elias Saba)

    The Google Play Store suspended an app that combines a web browser with a file manager after a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) complaint pointed out that the app is capable of loading a piracy website—even though that same pirate website can be loaded on any standard browser, including Google Chrome.

    The free app, which is designed for Android TV devices and is called Downloader, had been installed from Google Play over 5 million times before its suspension on Friday, an Internet

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