According to Apples website, the announcement of the new Apple TV device was made September 9th 2015. The edit history on the iFixit article indicates it was posted September 21st. It does not appear that iFixit released anything before Apple made it public. At worst, what they did was destroy a pre-release version to save them the trouble of standing in line at the Apple store to buy one. Given Apple's previous attitude to product leaks, I suspect that had anyone at Apple thought the NDA had been violated, there would be a lawsuit already.
The simple fix for Google would be to require https for all web sites carrying Google ads. This makes the deep packet inspection required for ad blocking impossible. As a side benefit, it also makes government spying a whole lot harder as well.
Region blocking for internet services like Google would work about as well as region blocking for any ther content. As the French have already discovered with their attempt to block filesharing, the block simply won't be very effective. There are just too many ways around it.
If customers are reporting bugs that you've already found, then either you are releasing code with known bugs, or else you're releasing code before analyzing it for bugs. Either way, it does not make your company look very good.
Just to make things even worse for TPP, there's a federal election in Canada Oct 19th. The current party in power has been pushing hard for the TPP. There's a very real chance that the party in power after the election will be one that finds many of the TPP term unacceptable.
That's the whole problem. They don't really have a simple way to create a list of every prisoner convicted on the basis of this technician's work. Some, but not all, defendants are named with the sample tested, many names were left off. The only way to create the complete list is to have a person go to the paper court records scattered all over the place, and read them all. Given the reasons why this is being done, it probably should also involve a second person doing an audit of the first person's work.