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Judge upholds injunction against Kodi add-on host

Media | 02/21/2018 5:22 pm EST

The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of a number of telecoms in their case against the man behind TV AddOns. Last June, a civil search warrant was carried out at a property connected to Adam Lackman following a June 9 order on the request of BCE Inc., Rogers Communications Inc. and Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron and TVA Group. Lackman is behind a popular library for unofficial add-ons used with Kodi, a software application for set-top boxes that is frequently used to stream audio and video content for free. A second judge found that order to be unlawful, in a decision that the...

Kodi add-on host prepping for legal battle

Media | 08/02/2017 5:36 pm EDT

A Montreal man connected to a popular repository for Kodi add-ons, who was ordered by the Federal Court to submit to the search and seizure of his property following a claim by a group of telecoms, is fundraising to fight the lawsuit. According to the court registry, a...