Tuesday, November 21, 2017

UK Publishes Advice on ‘Illicit Streaming Devices’

What are the odds that someone would buy one of those crappy craigslist special "Kodi boxes" for anything other than illegal streaming?

The UK's Intellectual Property Office has today published advice on so-called 'Illicit Streaming Devices'. Noting the importance of ensuring that copyright holders get paid, the IPO warns that 'Kodi boxes' and 'Android TV boxes' present a threat to child welfare while presenting an electrical safety hazard to the public. If you have one, you should wipe it clean now, the government says.