Rights holders in Canada, including cablers Bell Canada, TVA, Videotron, and Rogers are stepping up the battle against illegal viewing and are now targeting Kodi add-on repository TVAddons.
Dutch anti-piracy organisation Brein is stepping up action against Dutch sellers of pre-installed Kodi mediaplayers.
A major add on to the Kodi streaming devices has been taken offline. The website of TVAddons is no longer available and its Facebook and Twitter sites have also been removed.
Streaming copyrighted material for free on multimedia players such as Kodi is illegal, the European Court of Justice ruled.
Almost 70% of Kodi installations are configured to access unlicensed video content, according to research on behalf of Sandvine.