Day: February 21, 2018

Kodi box add-on distributor loses copyright appeal: Bell v Adam Lackman dba TVADDONS.AGKodi box add-on distributor loses copyright appeal: Bell v Adam Lackman dba TVADDONS.AG



Illegal streaming of TV and movie programming fueled by the sale of illicit streaming devices (ISDs) (such as fully loaded Kodi boxes) and websites that make available to the public software add-ons configured and marketed to facilitate receipt of pirate streams is a real problem in Canada. The most effective way of reducing this type of illegal streaming is by the use of website blocking, something the CRTC will have to consider in the FairPlay Canada website blocking application.

In the meantime, the less effective but still very important ground game against the distribution of ISDs and software add-ons continues.

Computer and Internet Updates for 2018-02-20Computer and Internet Updates for 2018-02-20