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TickBox to Pay $25M to Settle Video Piracy LawsuitTickBox to Pay $25M to Settle Video Piracy Lawsuit

Georgia-based company was accused of selling so-called 'fully loaded' Kodi boxes that connected consumers to live TV channels, movies, TV shows and other copyrighted content illegally.

Jeff Baumgartner

September 11, 2018

3 Min Read
TickBox to Pay $25M to Settle Video Piracy Lawsuit

In a major victory for traditional programmers and OTT services that are fighting a growing online piracy threat, TickBox, a company accused of selling streaming devices that enable users to access TV channels and other video content illegally, has agreed to pay $25 million and cease all piracy-related activities.

About the Author(s)

Jeff Baumgartner

Senior Editor, Light Reading

Jeff Baumgartner is a Senior Editor for Light Reading and is responsible for the day-to-day news coverage and analysis of the cable and video sectors. Baumgartner, who previously had served as Site Editor for Light Reading Cable from 2007-2013, was most recently Senior Content Producer-Technology at Multichannel News, heading up tech coverage for the publication's online and print platforms, and was a regular contributor to Broadcasting & Cable, a sister publication to Multichannel News. Baumgartner was named to the 2018 class of the Cable TV Pioneers.

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