Roku Users Get FBI Anti-Piracy Warning

Discussion in '[H]ard|OCP Front Page News' started by Kyle_Bennett, May 16, 2018 at 12:55 PM.

  1. Kyle_Bennett

    Kyle_Bennett El Chingón Staff Member

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    Some Roku users that have legit accounts have been greeted with FBI Anti-Piracy warnings. You know, the one that tells you that you are going to prison and getting a big fine? Netflix and Youtube viewers were getting the warning yesterday. Roku has stated that it was all a technical glitch and the article at TorrentFreak suggests that Roku was likely targeting a takedown measure of another channel or channels at that time. Oopsie.

    We are aware of a technical glitch that is affecting the Channel Store and channel playback on your Roku device. We hope to resolve the issue shortly. You can get a status update at http://support.roku.com . We apologize for any inconvenience.
     
  2. DukenukemX

    DukenukemX 2[H]4U

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    Roku? Is that like one of them kodi boxes?
     
  3. RussianJ

    RussianJ n00bie

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    That is kinda funny, YT is piracy central though...
     
  4. BSmith

    BSmith Gawd

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    Have not seen the warning on any of my Roku's (3) with three different accounts.
     
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  5. TwiceOver

    TwiceOver 2[H]4U

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    It was for an hour or so last night. There was a bunch of people in the community forum all pissed off that they couldn't watch TV for an hour.

    Dwight's right, we need a good plague.
     
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  6. BSmith

    BSmith Gawd

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    Odd,..i was watching television last night and did not see anything. Interesting.
     
  7. d50man

    d50man W[H]iskey Lover

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    I wonder what app/channel was causing it?
     
  8. gwarren007

    gwarren007 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Nothing here as well and my wife was watching most of the night.