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  • FCC Cracks Down on Video Streaming Boxes

    LightReading
    18 Apr 2019
    [ Kodi ] [ Regulation ]

    The FCC's Enforcement Bureau is taking aim at video set-top boxes, including those that stream content from the Internet, over growing concerns about models being marketed and distributed that don't meet Commission requirements. In an Enforcement Advisory posted earlier this month , the Bureau noted that it has observed an increase in the marketing of out-of-compliant boxes. The agency has yet to provide a list of models that are allegedly out-of-scope, but stressed that any companies marketing or operating non-compliant devices should "stop immediately." Those that don't halt the marketing of such devices could face financial penalties of almost $20,000 per day for new violations and up to $147,290 for an ongoing violation, the FCC's Enforcement Bureau said.

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