The Feds bring down popular sites for pirated Android apps, vow to unrelentingly strike the rest

The Feds bring down popular sites for pirated Android apps, vow to unrelentingly strike the rest
Just like when you go to Megaupload.com, you will be greeted with the DoJ stamp and a warning that this site has been taken down by the Feds at Appbucket, Snappzmarket and Applanet - three of the more popular sites for downloading cracked Android apps.

Android piracy is becoming a huge issue for developers, which are strugglingly with very high rates of people just downloading cracked apps without paying, no matter how miniscule a $0.99 amount is, for example.

Google has apparently decided to address the matter head-on, and we'd assume the Mountain View search giant might be behind tipping the authorities about the counterfeit apps websites that allow you to easily download pirated content. As per U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates: “We will continue to seize and shut down websites that market pirated apps, and to pursue those responsible for criminal charges if appropriate.

via BGR

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