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      🔥🔥🔥 ∃NCORE LATEST RELEASE MARCH 29th Kodi 16.1 ONLY 🔥🔥🔥   03/28/2017

      🔥🔥 ∃NCORE LATEST RELEASE MARCH 29th Kodi 16.1 ONLY 🔥🔥 PLEASE NOTE THIS BUILD IS FOR KODI 16.1 JARVIS ONLY AND WILL NOT WORK ON KODI 17 KRYPTON How to install the latest ∃ncore update! Simply head on to google or any other search site and type in “The beast kodi” after that select the site that fits your location better. Remember The Beast 1 is for the UK and the Beast 2 is for the US Add a username, email address & password and then click Register
      After the registration notification appears”Thank you for registering with us. Please log in to continue.” select log in
      Scroll down to the bottom for the login box. Enter the email & password you used in the first step and click Log in
      In the next screen you should see your username and email. If they are correct click on Verify Here
      If you get a message saying your address has now been verified you can now move on to installing the build Open Kodi
      Select SYSTEM, File Manager
      Select Add Source
      Select None
      Type the following EXACTLY https://thebeast1.com/repo/ and select Done or for the USA source please use https://thebeast2.com/repo – but you must sign up at https://thebeast2.com for this Highlight the box underneath Enter a name for this media Source, type beast & Select OK
      Go back to your Home Screen
      Select SYSTEM
      Select Add-Ons
      Select Install from zip file
      Select beast
      Select plugin.video.beast.zip
      Wait for Wizard enabled notification
      Go back to your Home Screen
      Select PROGRAMS
      Highlight – DO NOT SELECT – The Beast Wizard Open the Context Menu (C on your keyboard, right click with a mouse, long press on touch screen devices or Menu button on your remote) and select Add-on settings Add the Email and Password you created at the beginning of the guide and select OK
      Select The Beast Wizard
      Select the build you wish to install from this wizard
      The Beast will now start to download
      After the download completes the build will extract
      After extraction if you are on an Android/Amazon device unplug and plug back in and the Beast will be installed and ready to use. If on any other type of device select OK
      Select OK again Enjoy. As always please like this video and subscribe to my channel to keep bringing you awesome videos. Official site: http://streamhelp.org
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      Mixdoctor  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015663541691      CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE  😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor
      CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE http://streamhelp.org  If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great  Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You  And Have A Great Day 🏵  KODI DISCLAIMER
      We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks  
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      🔥🔥🔥 LATEST UPDATE FOR THE BEAST ON 17.1 IS NOW IN THE WIZARD 04/19/2017 🔥🔥🔥   04/18/2017

      THE LATEST UPDATE FOR THE BEAST ON 17.1 IS NOW IN THE WIZARD ENJOY! 04/19/2017 How to install the latest Beast update! Simply head on to google or any other search site and type in “The beast kodi” after that select the site that fits your location better. Remember The Beast 1 is for the UK and the Beast 2 is for the US Register at https://thebeast1.com (UK Server) or https://thebeast2.com (US Server) Scroll all the way down to bottom of the page Add a username, email address & password and then click Register PLEASE NOTE when you are registering only use letters and numbers ( apart from the @ in your email ) and do not use any symbols what so ever like ( !#$%^&*()_+?>< ). After the registration notification appears ”Thank you for registering with us. Please log in to continue.” select log in Scroll all the way down to the bottom for the login box. Enter the email & password you used in the first step and click Log in Scroll all the way down again, you’ll see the Name you chose, your chosen email, and verify. Select Verify – DO NOT MISS THIS PART You will see a message that says “It can’t rain all the time” Wait for it to end, Scroll all the way down log in for the last time: If you see VERIFIED  next to your chosen email, you registered successfully. You WILL NOT receive any emails. That has not been in place for months. Please remember if you already have a build already on your Kodi you need to clear the data and cache to enable Kodi to run as a Fresh Install (Fresh Start) Registration Complete, Open Kodi to Install the Latest BEAST update for KODI 17.1 -From KODI Home Screen > Add-ons > Settings (Gear symbol), top left
      >Enable Unknown Sources. BACK to KODI HOME screen > Settings (Gear Symbol), top left
      > File Manager
      > Add Source. Select None Type the following EXACTLY http://thebeast1.com/repo/ and select Done if you’ve signed up at http://thebeast1.com  OR For the USA source please use http://thebeast2.com/repo – but you must sign up at http://thebeast2.com for this (If one doesn’t work, try the other, but you must register and enter the same one) Highlight the box underneath that says repo, clear it and type beast & Select OK Go back to your Home Screen Add-Ons > Click Open box in top left corner (Add-on Browser) Select Install from zip file Select The Beast Select plugin.video.beast.zip Wait for Wizard enabled notification Go back to your KODI Home Screen Look for The Beast Wizard Under Program Add-ons BUT read below: Highlight or Click WITH 3 line menu button on remote (see below) The Beast Wizard – DO NOT SELECT (if message appears Re-Read) –Open the Context Menu (C on your keyboard, right click with a mouse, long press on touch screen devices or Menu button, usually has 3 lines, on your remote) and select Add-on settings Add the Email and Password you created at the beginning of the guide and select OK Select The Beast Wizard Select the build you wish to install from this wizard –Make sure to chose Most Recent Dated Build The Beast will now start to download After the download completes the build will extract NEXT STEP IMPORTANT After extraction if you are on an Android/Amazon device unplug and plug back in and the Beast will be installed, wait 3 minutes for build to load up then ready to use. If on any other device (Windows OSX) select OK, Select OK again Enjoy. As always please like this video and subscribe to my channel to keep bringing you awesome videos. Official site: http://streamhelp.org
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      🔥🔥🔥 THE BEAST BUILD FOR KODI 16.1 JARVIS 25th APRIL UPDATE 🔥🔥🔥 GET IT NOW 👍   04/24/2017

      🔥🔥🔥 THE BEAST BUILD FOR KODI 16.1 JARVIS 25th APRIL UPDATE 🔥🔥🔥 IS IN THE WIZARDS GET IT NOW  PEOPLE👍 PLEASE NOTE THIS BUILD IS FOR KODI 16.1 JARVIS ONLY AND WILL NOT WORK ON KODI 17 KRYPTON
      If you are looking for our KODI 17.1 KRYPTON build please click HERE For information and install guide. OK Guys n Gals, The team have been working hard again and we understand that not everybody has the newest boxes with the latest Android, hence our man @ChrisB has once again excelled himself and given us this latest BEAST BUILD for Kodi 16.1 Jarvis and we intend to keep 16.1 alive for as long as we can for you all. PLEASE NOTE :- The video at the bottom of this post is for the March 3rd update but the instruction shown are exactly the same for this latest build apart from when you have to click the build you want. All you have to do is click the build dated 25th April when choosing your build ok folks 👌👍 ❤️ Happy installing Guys n Gals and please support our forum costs by just clicking on a few of our adverts please ❤️   How to install the latest BEAST update April 25th 2017 Here is how to install the latest BEAST Build
      Head to https://thebeast1.com UK or https://thebeast2.com USA Add a username, email address & password and then click Register
      PLEASE NOTE when you are registering only use letters and numbers ( apart from the @ in your email ) and do not use any symbols what so ever like ( !#$%^&*()_+?>< ).
      After the registration notification appears”Thank you for registering with us. Please log in to continue.” select log in
      Scroll down to the bottom for the login box. Enter the email & password you used in the first step and click Log in
      In the next screen you should see your username and email. If they are correct click on Verify Here
      If you get a message saying your address has now been verified you can now move on to installing the build Open Kodi
      Select SYSTEM, File Manager
      Select Add Source
      Select None
      Type the following EXACTLY https://thebeast1.com/repo/ and select Done
      or for the USA source please use https://thebeast2.com/repo – but you must sign up at https://thebeast2.com for this Highlight the box underneath Enter a name for this media Source, type beast & Select OK
      Go back to your Home Screen
      Select SYSTEM
      Select Add-Ons
      Select Install from zip file
      Select beast
      Select plugin.video.beast.zip
      Wait for Wizard enabled notification
      Go back to your Home Screen
      Select PROGRAMS
      Highlight – DO NOT SELECT – The Beast Wizard Open the Context Menu (C on your keyboard, right click with a mouse, long press on touch screen devices or Menu button on your remote) and select Add-on settings Add the Email and Password you created at the beginning of the guide and select OK
      Select The Beast Wizard
      Select the build you wish to install from this wizard
      The Beast will now start to download
      After the download completes the build will extract
      After extraction if you are on an Android/Amazon device unplug and plug back in and the Beast will be installed and ready to use. If on any other type of device select OK
      Select OK again Enjoy. As always please like this video and subscribe to my channel to keep bringing you awesome videos. Official site: http://streamhelp.org
      Help/Support Forum: http://koditalk.org
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      Techtimeruuu Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techtimeruuu Follow Mixdoctor on twitter: https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor
      Mixdoctor  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015663541691 For all you newcomers to The Beast Builds please check out the video below as it will guide you through the registration and installation process.      Thank You 🙂 And Have A Great Day.  

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  1. Almost five million Brits are regularly streaming TV content from illegal Internet services. That’s one of the findings from a new YouGov study which shows that Kodi-powered devices and Android apps are particularly popular with users. Of concern to authorized services is that hundreds of thousands of pirates say they’re canceling their official subscriptions. With Internet access almost universal across the UK and a young, tech-savvy audience fully clued-up on the wonders of on-demand content, little wonder that new ways to consume content are being gobbled up across the country. Unfortunately for content providers, those methods aren’t always official. In fact, all signs point to an uptick in illegal content consumption from a range of relatively new devices which excel when it comes to ease of access. We’re talking about software such as Kodi, the legal media player that can be super-charged to provide a full-on piracy experience. Or custom Android apps like Showbox, Terrarium TV and Mobdro, each capable of delivering premium movies, TV shows and sport, without the user ever paying a penny. The popularity of illegal streaming has prompted market research firm YouGov to conduct a survey on the consumption habits of Brits, with the company concluding that such services pose a “major threat” to TV subscription brands in the UK. According to its “Illegal Streaming” survey, just short of five million people in the UK are using pirate TV streaming services. YouGov says that around 10% of the adult population (4.9m people) currently have access to custom Kodi boxes, modified Fire TV sticks, and illegal streaming apps running on smartphones and tablets. The part that will send shudders down the spines of companies like Sky, Virgin and BT – who are not only ISPs but major content providers too – is that pirate consumers are backing away from premium services. YouGov says that one out of every seven ‘pirate’ streamers say that their use of unauthorized platforms has caused them to cancel “at least one subscription service.” The market researchers note that the actual number of subscriptions is likely to be lower due to the discrepancy between households and individuals but still, the numbers remain significant. For now at least, there is a significant number of people who maintain both legal subscriptions and parallel pirate setups. However, YouGov reports that almost a third of pirates (31%) say they will cancel official subscriptions during the next 12 months. There can be little doubt that the rise of so-called “living room” streaming can be attributed to word-of-mouth marketing, with people finding excitement in the range of content on offer for a negligible outlay. With that in mind, YouGov reports that six out of ten pirates say they intend to promote the availability of unauthorized services to both friends and family. If the growth that promotion fuels meets YouGov’s expectations, the numbers of people getting into the piracy scene could be significant. The market research company reports that 2.6 million non-pirates say they’re preparing to start using illegal streaming platforms in the future, with 400,000 predicting involvement within the next 90 days. And here’s the problem. YouGov reports that almost 90% of these non-pirates currently have a subscription to an official TV service but should they get involved, almost half are predicting that they will cancel them within 12 months of obtaining a pirate device. Over in the United States, it was recently reported that more than half of all millennials regularly use pirate streaming services to watch TV shows or movies. The numbers in the UK aren’t so high, but they remain significant nonetheless. According to YouGov, 18 to 34-year-olds account for 37% of pirate users, around 1.8 million people. The survey also touched on people’s attitudes towards unauthorized streaming, and it comes as no surprise that many feel the high prices of genuine products justifies the use of illicit alternatives. Bundled packaging means that people in the UK are often required to spend large amounts of money on channels they don’t even watch, so when cheaper options are made available, few have sympathy for what are perceived to be rich content providers. Thank You 🙂 And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  2. Almost five million Brits are regularly streaming TV content from illegal Internet services. That’s one of the findings from a new YouGov study which shows that Kodi-powered devices and Android apps are particularly popular with users. Of concern to authorized services is that hundreds of thousands of pirates say they’re canceling their official subscriptions. With Internet access almost universal across the UK and a young, tech-savvy audience fully clued-up on the wonders of on-demand content, little wonder that new ways to consume content are being gobbled up across the country. Unfortunately for content providers, those methods aren’t always official. In fact, all signs point to an uptick in illegal content consumption from a range of relatively new devices which excel when it comes to ease of access. We’re talking about software such as Kodi, the legal media player that can be super-charged to provide a full-on piracy experience. Or custom Android apps like Showbox, Terrarium TV and Mobdro, each capable of delivering premium movies, TV shows and sport, without the user ever paying a penny. The popularity of illegal streaming has prompted market research firm YouGov to conduct a survey on the consumption habits of Brits, with the company concluding that such services pose a “major threat” to TV subscription brands in the UK. According to its “Illegal Streaming” survey, just short of five million people in the UK are using pirate TV streaming services. YouGov says that around 10% of the adult population (4.9m people) currently have access to custom Kodi boxes, modified Fire TV sticks, and illegal streaming apps running on smartphones and tablets. The part that will send shudders down the spines of companies like Sky, Virgin and BT – who are not only ISPs but major content providers too – is that pirate consumers are backing away from premium services. YouGov says that one out of every seven ‘pirate’ streamers say that their use of unauthorized platforms has caused them to cancel “at least one subscription service.” The market researchers note that the actual number of subscriptions is likely to be lower due to the discrepancy between households and individuals but still, the numbers remain significant. For now at least, there is a significant number of people who maintain both legal subscriptions and parallel pirate setups. However, YouGov reports that almost a third of pirates (31%) say they will cancel official subscriptions during the next 12 months. There can be little doubt that the rise of so-called “living room” streaming can be attributed to word-of-mouth marketing, with people finding excitement in the range of content on offer for a negligible outlay. With that in mind, YouGov reports that six out of ten pirates say they intend to promote the availability of unauthorized services to both friends and family. If the growth that promotion fuels meets YouGov’s expectations, the numbers of people getting into the piracy scene could be significant. The market research company reports that 2.6 million non-pirates say they’re preparing to start using illegal streaming platforms in the future, with 400,000 predicting involvement within the next 90 days. And here’s the problem. YouGov reports that almost 90% of these non-pirates currently have a subscription to an official TV service but should they get involved, almost half are predicting that they will cancel them within 12 months of obtaining a pirate device. Over in the United States, it was recently reported that more than half of all millennials regularly use pirate streaming services to watch TV shows or movies. The numbers in the UK aren’t so high, but they remain significant nonetheless. According to YouGov, 18 to 34-year-olds account for 37% of pirate users, around 1.8 million people. The survey also touched on people’s attitudes towards unauthorized streaming, and it comes as no surprise that many feel the high prices of genuine products justifies the use of illicit alternatives. Bundled packaging means that people in the UK are often required to spend large amounts of money on channels they don’t even watch, so when cheaper options are made available, few have sympathy for what are perceived to be rich content providers. Thank You 🙂 And Have A Great Day. The Mixdoctor Team Member of koditalk.org
  3. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K MUSIC CHARTS 23rd APRIL
  4. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K MUSIC CHARTS 9th APRIL (Best day of the year Mixdoctors Birthday lol ) Wow not a lot to report this week members all but 2 new entries
  5. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K MUSIC CHARTS 9th APRIL 2017
  6. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K MUSIC CHARTS 2nd APRIL 2017
  7. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K MUSIC CHARTS 19th MARCH 2017 CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  8. Note to UK Broadband Users on BT, EE, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media If you’re located in the United Kingdom and are having issues finalizing your setup, getting errors when running certain addons or even having trouble accessing certain web sites, this guide will likely solve your problems. This is for all users of BT, EE, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media internet service! It has come to our attention that for unknown reasons, the majority of internet service providers located in the United Kingdom seem to be shipping modems that come with strange security settings. It seems that these overly protective security settings have made it so that users cannot even access certain completely legitimate sites. Based on what we’ve seen, we would strongly recommend disabling these security settings, regardless of whether you’re a Kodi user or not, if a free and open internet is something that matters to you. Please keep in mind that certain questionable type streaming sites have been blocked from the United Kingdom in general, you’ll need a VPN service to access those sites, it has nothing to do with the issue here. BT Disable Parental Controls Switch Off Smart Setup EE Switch Off Orange Safeguard Sky Switch Off Sky Broadband Shield TalkTalk Switch Off HomeSafe Virgin Media Turn Off Web Safe and Virus Safe We really can’t stress it enough, Kodi users in the United Kingdom really should be using a VPN service in order to get the most out of their experience. The majority of content won’t even show up if you’re in the United Kingdom and not using a VPN service on your Kodi device. CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place, streamhelp.org & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  9. Note to UK Broadband Users on BT, EE, Sky, TalkTalk, Virgin Media If you’re located in the United Kingdom and are having issues finalizing your setup, getting errors when running certain addons or even having trouble accessing certain web sites, this guide will likely solve your problems. This is for all users of BT, EE, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media internet service! It has come to our attention that for unknown reasons, the majority of internet service providers located in the United Kingdom seem to be shipping modems that come with strange security settings. It seems that these overly protective security settings have made it so that users cannot even access certain completely legitimate sites. Based on what we’ve seen, we would strongly recommend disabling these security settings, regardless of whether you’re a Kodi user or not, if a free and open internet is something that matters to you. Please keep in mind that certain questionable type streaming sites have been blocked from the United Kingdom in general, you’ll need a VPN service to access those sites, it has nothing to do with the issue here. BT Disable Parental Controls Switch Off Smart Setup EE Switch Off Orange Safeguard Sky Switch Off Sky Broadband Shield TalkTalk Switch Off HomeSafe Virgin Media Turn Off Web Safe and Virus Safe We really can’t stress it enough, Kodi users in the United Kingdom really should be using a VPN service in order to get the most out of their experience. The majority of content won’t even show up if you’re in the United Kingdom and not using a VPN service on your Kodi device. CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place, streamhelp.org & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  10. UK Kodi users will be threatened with 10 YEARS in PRISON Just click on the picture below and PLEASE click some of our adverts on the site to help server costs, ❤️ thank you so much ❤️👌 This is now getting beyond a Joke whatever next 😡😡😡😡 A CHANGE to UK law could hand copyright trolls the opportunity to threaten online users – including those who stream content using Kodi software, and torrent websites – with prison sentences of up to 10 years. The Government’s Digital Economy Bill could hand copyright trolls the opportunity to threaten online users with prison sentences of up to 10 years. According to a new campaign page by the Open Rights Group – a digital campaigning organisation that aims to protect the rights to privacy and free speech online – the Bill criminalises minor copyright infringement. Open Rights Group want to change the Digital Economy Bill so that it is more specific. The Government wants to use the Bill to increase penalties for criminals running websites that allow people to download copyright-protected material. However the proposed legislation will criminalise any infringement where money has not been paid for copyrighted content, or where it can be proven that there is a “risk of loss”. That could include people who fileshare, or send copyrighted material as a GIF. According to the Open Rights Group, the Government has been warned twice that this ambiguous phrasing could help copyright trolls. Copyright trolls are often legal firms that send out legal warning letters to people suspected of unauthorised downloading of copyright works. These firms often mail-out the warnings in a scattershot approach, often sending the warnings to people who have never downloaded this type of material. The trolls threaten court action unless the individual pays a large sum of money. If the Digital Economy Bill passes unchanged, the Open Rights Group claims, these trolls will be able to send out warning letters threatening users with 10 years imprisonment. That is surely going to increase their chance of success when targeting people with these mass emails. The Kodi media player lets you stream from local, or networked storage, as well as online sources The news comes as the UK’s Intellectual Property Office, or IPO, has launched a consolation about the growing popularity of Kodi boxes. For those who do not know, Kodi is an open-source media player that’s available to install on a range of devices. The software was previously known as XBMC, or Xbox Media Centre, since that was the only hardware is was designed to run on. But that has changed over the years, as the media player evolved, thanks to hundreds of coders across the globe tinkering with the software. Since it first launched back in 2003, Kodi has been shaped by some 500 developers and 200 translators. And now the open-source media player runs on a whole host of different devices. In fact, some estimates place 20 million devices in use in the UK at the moment. In a nutshell, it turns any desktop computer, server, smartphone, tablet or set-top box into a media player able to stream files from the internet, your home network or local HDD storage. Unlike the Apple TV, Google ChromeCast or others, the Kodi media player is not restricted by licensing agreements, or a curated app store. That means Kodi users can download a plethora of community-built apps, that might not be approved under the guidelines that govern the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and others. The Kodi software itself is perfectly legal, however, it does allow users to install additional applications that allow them to access copyrighted material – uploaded, shared or streamed from other users across the globe. Kodi users could be threatened with a 10 year prison sentence However the problem with Kodi is that content is illegally taken from content providers like Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, Netflix, BBC Worldwide and others. Those who use the Kodi platform to access this material would be taking a serious risk. The IPO has called a consultation and is asking for input from a number of groups with experience of investigating and prosecuting offences related to these streaming devices, often dubbed Fully-Loaded Kodi Boxes when being sold on online marketplaces or auction websites, TorrentFreak has reported. Anyone with relevant information for the UK Intellectual Property Office is also welcome to participate in the consultation. An example of the Kodi Boxes that are available to buy online In a post about its consultation about Kodi Boxes, the IPO writes: “Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) boxes (also known as set-top boxes, Android TV boxes or Kodi boxes) are small plug and play media servers, originally designed to allow consumers to stream legitimate content (locally stored or legal online content). “Despite the legitimate use of this equipment, software is widely available (illicit Kodi extensions being the best known) which connect the boxes to illegal content through streaming websites, file lockers and BitTorrent trackers.” According to the UK Intellectual Property Office, the proliferation of devices with the required software preinstalled – sold at relatively low prices online – has triggered to a sharp increase in use from consumers. It’s these ready-made streaming set-top boxes, sold using hardware from a variety of different brands, that are colloquially dubbed Kodi Boxes. CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  11. UK Kodi users will be threatened with 10 YEARS in PRISON Just click on the picture below and PLEASE click some of our adverts on the site to help server costs, ❤️ thank you so much ❤️👌 This is now getting beyond a Joke whatever next 😡😡😡😡 CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  12. Streaming Pirate Content Isn’t Illegal, UK Trading Standards Says Every day millions of people use PCs, tablets, phones and Kodi-style devices to stream pirated content, but is it illegal? According to Trading Standards, local UK authorities tasked with investigating commercial organizations, if users only stream and don’t download, they’re likely exempt from copyright law. In online communities where piracy is discussed on a regular basis, several base questions continually raise their heads. What’s the best and quickest torrent client? What is the largest torrent site? Which streaming platforms get movies quickest? But perhaps the most common questions asked, particularly by newcomers to the arena, surround the legality or otherwise of consuming media online without copyright holders’ permission. With torrents (where the user not only downloads but also uploads) sharing copyrighted content is illegal in the majority of countries with strong copyright law, such as North America, Europe, Australia etc. There are plenty of cases that have ended badly for uploaders, hence the rise of VPNs. These days, however, people are increasingly asking questions about streaming copyrighted content. Whether that’s to a PC, tablet, phone, or Kodi-type device, streaming is becoming increasingly popular and thus questions about legality are on the rise. Streaming is without a doubt a safer option than using torrents since there is no uploading (distribution). Without this crucial element, it is almost impossible for a user to be tracked and if they can’t be tracked, they can’t be punished or even warned. It’s notable that the UK’s piracy warning scheme, for example, makes no attempt to reach people who are streaming content, because it’s impossible. So, in practical terms (if people have no problem with potential ethical issues) streaming illegal content is almost 100% safe. No one has ever been prosecuted for merely streaming content and with the rise of Kodi devices (which almost exclusively employ streaming), it’s not difficult to see the problems faced by copyright holders. Dozens of headlines in mainstream news articles suggest that people who misuse Kodi could get into trouble. But these articles often blur the distinction between sellers and users, where the former is probably breaking the law and the latter operates in a gray area. Interestingly, however, we now have a voice in authority daring to say what most anti-piracy outfits will not. In an article discussing Kodi, Derbyshire Council Trading Standards begin by noting the problems faced by sellers. “Kodi is a legitimate piece of software and the developers do not support its use for illegal purposes,” a spokesperson said. “Derbyshire County Council trading standards officers believe it is illegal under copyright legislation to sell Kodi boxes installed with those add-ons that facilitate the illegal streaming of copyrighted material – although there are court cases pending elsewhere in the UK that will provide further clarification.” However, most people aren’t sellers, they’re users, and according to Trading Standards, they likely have little to worry about, despite industry claims to the contrary. “Accessing premium paid-for content without a subscription is considered by the industry as unlawful access, although streaming something online, rather than downloading a file, is likely to be exempt from copyright laws,” the spokesperson added. This statement certainly carries some weight. Although in a different region of the UK, Trading Standards is the driving force behind the prosecution of Kodi box seller Brian Thompson who entered a not guilty plea in January. He’ll face a trial in a couple of months but it now seems more clear than ever that his customers and millions like them around the country are not breaking the law, a position that’s shared by the EU Commission. But while people guzzle on the latest movies and sporting events for free, moves are underway to try and close these loopholes. In February the UK government launched a consultation into IPTV and Kodi-enable devices, to see how the law could be tightened up. The consultation is in its very early stages but there appears to be an effort to target not only sellers but also end users under titles such as “fraudulent reception of transmissions” and “obtaining services dishonestly.” Only time will tell how this will play out but for now at least, it appears that Kodi and other streamers are being given the green light. CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. 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  13. 72% Of UK’s NET Users Think Piracy Warnings Will Fail Just click on the picture below CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  14. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K MUSIC CHARTS 12th MARCH 2017 SERIOUSLY thats it I mentioned last week that The U.K. Charts are so screwed up at the moment as a D.J I give in totally, We have The Hit 40UK where if you see week after weed bloody ED Sheeran has 4 or 5 entries and now all 16 tracks from his album are all in the top 40. The Music industry is not what it use to be its totally screwed. CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  15. EU Court Hands Copyright Defeat to Streaming Site TVCatchup UK & EUROPE IN THE NEWS AGAIN Just click on the picture below CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  16. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K 🇬🇧 MUSIC CHARTS 26th FEBRUARY 2017 CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  17. MPAA: Dealing With Kodi is the $64,000 Question While torrent sites have been a thorn in the side of the MPAA for more than a decade, there’s a new kid on the block. Speaking at the Berlin Film Festival, MPAA chief Chris Dodd cited the growing use of the Kodi platform for piracy, describing the problem as the “$64,000 question.” Since around 2003, torrent sites have plagued the MPAA. Hydra-like in their ability to withstand all kinds of attacks, from legal onslaughts to domain blocking, torrent platforms are still going strong today. However, what BitTorrent lacks in its standard form is a living-room friendly interface. Regular torrent clients are functional at best, uninviting at worst, and lack the colorful Netflix-style interface demanded by today’s sophisticated media consumer. At least to some extent, the advent of Popcorn Time solved that particular problem for pirates, but the software still performs better in the desktop environment, despite its ability to run on portable devices. Kodi, on the other hand, is a different beast altogether. This entirely legal piece of media-playing software is equally at home running on a PC, tablet, mobile phone, or crucially, an Android-powered set-top box or stick. As a result and thanks to its colorful interface, Kodi is now a central entertainment component of millions of homes. Kodi has always had an enthusiastic following, but its ability to run third-party addons has turned this media player into a piracy goliath. Users are understandably delighted by its ability to bring all kinds of video media directly into their homes, at zero cost. Those that make the media are less enthusiastic. Legal battles over the misuse of the platform are ongoing, mainly in the UK and the Netherlands, where test cases have the ability to clarify the legal position, at least for sellers of so-called “fully loaded” devices. Interestingly, up until now, the MPAA has stayed almost completely quiet, despite a dramatic rise in the use of Kodi for illicit streaming. Yesterday, however, the silence was broken. In an interview with Variety during the Berlin Film Festival, MPAA chief Chris Dodd described the Kodi-with-addons situation as “new-generation piracy”. “The $64,000 question is what can be done about such illegal use of the Kodi platform,” Dodd said. While $64,000 is a tempting offer, responding to that particular question with a working solution will take much more than that. Indeed, one might argue that dealing with it in any meaningful way will be almost impossible. First of all, Kodi is open source and has been since its inception in 2002. As a result, trying to target the software itself would be like stuffing toothpaste back in a tube. It’s out there, it isn’t coming back, and pissing off countless developers is extremely ill-advised. Secondly, the people behind Kodi have done absolutely nothing wrong. Their software is entirely legal and if their public statements are to be believed, they’re as sick of piracy as the entertainment companies are. The third problem is how Kodi itself works. While to the uninitiated it looks like one platform, a fully-modded ‘pirate’ Kodi setup can contain many third-party addons, each capable of aggregating content from dozens or even hundreds of sites. Not even the mighty MPAA can shut them all down, and even if it could, more would reappear later. It’s the ultimate game of whac-a-mole. To give an example, Chris Dodd mentioned that the movie “Bridge of Spies” had 160 sources on a Kodi setup and to anyone familiar with how these things work, that is not an unusual position for the most popular content. For hosts based in the US and Europe, a takedown/staydown regime might help a little, but there is plenty of opposition (1,2,3) and a long time to go before anything like that could be put in place. That being said, indirectly the problem is already being addressed. Due to the way content is pulled from the web, tackling Kodi piracy is in many ways the same as tackling any infringing web-based content. As a result, many regimes already in place (site-blocking, DMCA notices, etc) are already part of the solution, at least if the studios’ claims on effectiveness are to be believed. On the consumer front, things are even more complex and indeed bleak. Despite a flood of mainstream UK news sites falsely claiming the opposite in recent weeks, people using Kodi setups to stream content won’t be the subject of warning notices from their ISPs. Only peer-to-peer systems like BitTorrent can be tackled this way, so contacting pirating users directly to “educate” them will be almost impossible. Overall then, the present Kodi situation is more like a $64,000,000 question, and one that won’t be answered quickly, despite the price. 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  18. UK Could Force Google to Tackle Piracy, By Law if Necessary, government impose an anti-piracy code Just click on the picture below CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  19. MPAA: Dealing With Kodi is the $64,000 Question Just click on the picture below CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  20. THIS WEEKS NEW ENTRIES INTO THE U.K 🇬🇧 MUSIC CHARTS 12TH FEBRUARY 2017 CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  21. UK Piracy Alerts: The First Look Inside the Warning System Just click on the picture below CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  22. Sky Will Request Persistent Pirates to Remove File-Sharing Software Just click on the picture below CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  23. Live UK TV for Kodi: Introducing the Freeview Kodi Addon There’s good news for those of you looking to watch live television from the United Kingdom, especially with the recent closing of the UKTV Again addon. You’ll now be able to use the Freeview Kodi addon from RayW1986 to live stream pretty much any television channel from the UK, along with a bunch of international television channels as well. There are over fifty quality channels for your enjoyment, this UK addon for Kodi is definitely not one to miss. We’ll now go ahead and walk you through installing this new Freeview addon for Kodi. REQUIRED: ADDON INSTALLER TOOL Step 1: Navigate to the “PROGRAMS” menu within Kodi. Step 2: Launch the “Addon Installer” tool from the menu listing. Step 3: Click on the “Search by: Addon/Author” button at this point. Step 4: Using the on-screen keyboard, input “freeview” (without quotations) then Press the “Done” button. Step 5: Select the “Freeview” addon from the listing. Step 6: Click on the “Install Freeview” button. Step 7: Click on the “Install” button to confirm that you wish to proceed with addon installation. Step 8: Wait a few seconds for the Kodi addon installation to complete, don’t touch anything in the meantime. Step 9: Once completed, Press the “OK” button to finish the process. Step 10: Return to the Kodi home screen, then Navigate to the “Add-ons” tab under the “VIDEOS” menu heading. Step 11: Click on the “Freeview” addon to launch it for the first time. Step 12: Select the UK TV channel you wish to watch at this point. Congratulations! That’s it, you should now be watching all the UK television you ever dreamed of, all in nothing but the best quality. Should you happen to have any questions or comments on this Kodi addon, please feel free to visit our Discussion Forums anytime. If you enjoyed this and other addons, please be sure ot tell your friends, family and coworkers about this site! CHECK OUT OUR NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL BY CLICKING HERE Enjoy. 😎The Mixdoctor 😎 Team Member of forum.place & Extreme Kodi Testing ( Check us out too ) You Can Now Follow Me On Twitter https://twitter.com/Kodi_Mixdoctor CHECK OUT OUR LATEST SITE Stream Help http://streamhelp.org If We Or This Forum Has Helped You Please Consider Donating To Keep All Videos And Forums Up To Date And Active As The Server Costs Are Great Remember Click Around The Adverts As This Also Helps Pay For Server Costs Thank You And Have A Great Day 🏵 KODI DISCLAIMER We are not connected to or in any other way affiliated with Kodi, Team Kodi, or the XBMC Foundation. The 3rd Party addons are not the property of Kodi.tv and not supported by them. Third party addons will not receive any support in official Kodi channels, including the Kodi forums and various social networks
  24. UK IP CRIME REPORT 2016 Reveals IPTV/Kodi Piracy as Growing Threat The UK's IP Crime Report 2015/16 has just been published, revealing infringement trends gathered from both governmental and private anti-piracy groups. This year in the online piracy sector IPTV/Kodi, torrent sites and stream ripping are seen as the main threats. Meanwhile, the report reveals that pirating Internet subscribers will be receiving warning letters before the end of the year. For more than a decade the IP Crime Group and the Intellectual Property Office have collaborated to produce an assessment of the level of IP crime in the UK. Their annual IP Crime Report details the responses of businesses, anti-piracy groups, and government agencies. As usual, this year’s report covers all areas of IP crime, both in the physical realm and online. However, it is the latter area that appears to be causing the most concern to participating anti-piracy groups. “Perhaps the area where IP crime statistics most often reach jaw-dropping levels is in relation to the industries providing digital content,” the report reads. “During a sample three-month period last year, 28% of those questioned admitted their music downloads in the UK came from illegal sources. Similarly, 23% of films, 22% of software, 16% of TV and 15% of games were downloaded in breach of copyright.” While noting that illicit music downloads have actually reduced in recent years, the report highlights areas that aren’t doing so well, TV show consumption for example. “The reasons for the spike in TV copyright infringement appear to be, in part, technological, with ‘unofficial services’ such as uTorrent, BitTorrent, TV catch up apps and established sources such as YouTube offering content without legal certainty,” it adds. But while several methods of obtaining free TV content online are highlighted in the report, none achieve as much attention as IPTV. While IPTV comes in several forms, the most common in respect of action in the UK involves devices loaded with the entirely legal Kodi software but augmented with illegal third-party addons. In her report preamble, Minister for Intellectual Property Baroness Neville-Rolfe describes anti-IPTV collaboration between the Federation Against Copyright Theft, Trading Standards, and the Police, as one of the year’s operational successes. Indeed, FACT say anti-IPTV work is now their top priority. Federation Against Copyright Theft “We have prioritised an emerging threat to the audiovisual industry, internet protocol TV (IPTV) boxes,” FACT write. “In their original form, these boxes are legitimate. However, with the use of apps and add-ons, they allow users to access copyright infringing material, from live TV and sports, to premium pay-for channels and newly released films. Once configured these boxes are illegal.” FACT say they are concentrating on two areas – raising awareness in the industry and elsewhere while carrying out enforcement and disruption operations. “In the last year FACT has worked with a wide range of partners and law enforcement bodies to tackle individuals and disrupt businesses selling illegal IPTV boxes. Enforcement action has been widespread across the UK with numerous ongoing investigations,” FACT note. Overall, FACT say that 70% of the public complaints they receive relate to online copyright infringement. More than a quarter of all complaints now relate to IPTV and 50% of the anti-piracy group’s current investigations involve IPTV boxes. British Phonographic Industry (BPI) In their submission to the report, the BPI cite three key areas of concern – online piracy, physical counterfeiting, and Internet-enabled sales of infringing physical content. The former is their top priority. “The main online piracy threats to the UK recorded music industry at present come from BitTorrent networks, MP3 aggregator sites, cyberlockers, unauthorised streaming sites, stream ripping sites and pirate sites accessed via mobile devices,” the BPI writes. “Search engines – predominantly Google – also continue to provide millions of links to infringing content and websites that are hosted by non-compliant operators and hosts that cannot be closed down have needed to be blocked in the UK under s.97A court orders (website blocking).” The BPI notes that between January 2015 and March 2016, it submitted more than 100 million URL takedowns to Google and Bing. Counting all notices since 2011 when the BPI began the practice, the tally now sits at 200 million URLs. “These astronomic numbers demonstrate the large quantity of infringing content that is available online and which is easily accessible to search engine users,” the BPI says. On the web-blocking front, the BPI says it now has court orders in place to block 63 pirate sites and more than 700 related URLs, IP addresses and proxies. “Site blocking is proving a successful strategy, and the longer the blocks are in place, the more effective they tend to be. The latest data available shows that traffic to sites blocked for over one year has reduced by an average of around 80%; with traffic to sites blocked for less than a year reduced by an average of around 50%,” the BPI adds. Infringement warnings for Internet subscibers The Get it Right campaign is an educational effort to advise the public on how to avoid pirate sites and spend money on genuine products. The campaign has been somewhat lukewarm thus far, but the sting in the tail has always been the threat of copyright holders sending warnings to Internet pirates. To date, nothing has materialized on that front but hidden away on page 51 of the report is a hint that something might happen soon. “A further component of the ‘Get it Right’ campaign is a subscriber alert programme that will, starting by the end of 2016, advise ISPs’ residential subscribers when their accounts are believed to have been used to infringe copyright,” the report reads. “Account holders will receive an Alert from their ISP, advising them that unlawful uploading of a copyright content file may have taken place on their internet connection and offering advice on where to find legitimate sources of content.” Overall, the tone of the report suggests a huge threat from IP crime but one that’s being effectively tackled by groups such as FACT, BPI, the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit, and various educational initiatives. Only time will tell if next year’s report will retain the optimism. 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