Let's get real about Kodi and 'free TV'

Let's get real about Kodi and 'free TV'

We need to have a serious talk about Kodi.

Whether you know it or not, you’ve heard about Kodi — either from friends in real life who love streaming free stuff and telling you about it, or by way of social network pals who promote the boxes that make it possible.

Even so, here’s a refresher: Though Kodi itself is well-intentioned software, it’s marketed by bad actors not associated with the company as the cord cutter’s free-for-all magic content machine.

Technically, Kodi is just a media center; it’s software that offers access to all your digital files: purchased or downloaded music, shows, movies and games. Like an...

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