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Federal Court orders ban on ‘Mr. Blamo’ Kodi add-on software

Media | 10/03/2018 6:04 pm EDT

Nearly a dozen content producers have obtained a court order banning set-top box software developed by an individual in Canada that allows users to watch their content for free, according to court documents. The Sept. 24 decision by the Federal Court ordered Samuel Horkoff, a developer of Kodi add-on software, to stop developing, maintaining, updating, hosting, distributing or promoting applications that allowed users to access unlicensed content. The decision also forbids Horkoff from operating websites or making the plaintiffs’ works available on the internet, effectively banning his...