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Roku launches LatAm beachhead following Mexican expulsion

After being booted out of Mexico this summer, Roku is launching its streaming players and platform in 10 new Latin American countries in the coming weeks, hoping that the new regulators won’t view the devices in the same light as a Mexican judge ruled – as a content pirate’s best friend. The susceptibility of Roku devices to hacking could be one of a few reasons why investors are anxious about fluctuating stock prices since its successful recent IPO. The piracy problem in Latin America is well documented. While countries such as the UK have been aggressively stringent in culling illegal sources of content such as Kodi this year, in many regions Kodi remains a popular go-to source for things like…

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