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Applanet operator gets 3 years probation, no jail time

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

A story that started almost half a decade ago has finally found a conclusion for at least one of the players. And it's a kind of happy ending for Aaron Buckley, operator of one of the biggest pirate Android app stores taken down by Google. The then 15-year old was running Applanet when they raided...
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Applanet Creator Sentenced To Three Years Probation

3 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

The creator of Applanet has been sentenced to three years probation according to the Northern District Court of Georgia who recently passed down the sentence this week. For those unfamiliar, Applanet was an alternative market for downloading Android apps in the early years of the Android ecosystem. The store, along with two others - SnappzMarket and Appbucket, were shut down back in 2012 due to them being websites where Android users could acquire pirated content, which fell under copyright infringement and criminal copyright infringement and thus began a long path of court trials.
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