Software

Feds Seize Pirated Android App Sites

The seizure by federal prosecutors of websites trading in smartphone applications is the first of its kind

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Federal prosecutors shut down three websites that hosted pirated applications for Android phones—the first-ever crackdown of its kind.

The government executed seizure orders against applanet.net, appbucket.net and snappzmarket.com after an international investigation with Dutch and French authorities, among others.