Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole

Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India’s biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly security hole. TechCrunch sources understand that Disney-owned Hotstar disabled Safari support (both desktop and mobile) on June 7th to limit the effects of a flaw that let people bootleg videos, including premium material.
Source: TechCrunch


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