Kodi: Open source TV app inspires full-blown copyright panic in the UK
Descended from Xbox Media Center software, it's a crime wave to copyright cops.
Adam Banks (UK) - May 4, 2017 11:30 am UTC
You know a technology's gone mainstream when the tabloids start yelling about it. This year the Sun, the Mirror, the Express, and the Daily Star have run splashes ranging from "Kodi Crackdown" through "Kodi Killers" to "Kodi TOTAL BAN!". It's not that they've stumbled on an underground hack scene; the stories have been briefed by copyright owners and law enforcement agencies. So what is Kodi, and why is it such a threat to The Man?