A couple weeks back, James Taylor, former owner of HTCRUU.com was issued a Cease & Desist order from HTC’s lawyers over his domain name and the copyrighted files hosted on his site. Confusion soon arose over what exactly HTC took issue with and it soon escalated into a perceived attack on the developer community.
The AOKP team welcomed the new year with a bit of a surprise for ROMers. After making a tough decision to start over, the team has gone ahead and built their 4.2.1 ROM from the ground up and releasing it as JB-MR1 Build 1. Most features have been forward-ported to the new build, however, there’s still a bit missing and currently features limited support.