Haier threatens legal action over open source appliance control plugin

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Haier threatens legal action over open source appliance control plugin

Haier claims the plugin is causing ‘significant economic harm’

A popular open-source plugin and library allowing users to control Haier, Candy and Hoover appliances has been hit with takedown requests from Haier Europe's security and governance department, acc...

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