Massive Legal Bills Force TVAddons’ Adam Lackman Towards Bankruptcy
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Massive Legal Bills Force TVAddons’ Adam Lackman Towards Bankruptcy

After being targeted by massive legal action in 2017, TVAddons founder Adam Lackman is still hoping to put up a fight against several major Canadian media companies. The huge costs incurred so far are proving crippling and with bankruptcy always just round the corner, defeat by default is rarely far away. It’s a scenario that’s all too familiar to Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde. TVAddons was once the go-to place for the vast majority of Kodi addons, regardless of who authored them or how they were ultimately used. Visitors to the platform today, which is still doing relatively well , find a much more sober operation, with listed addons carefully vetted, to weed out any that might help end-users breach copyright law. This current mode of business is the result of two punishing lawsuits, one filed against founder Adam Lackman in the US by DISH Networks and the other in Canada . While the former was settled in 2018, the latter – filed by media giants Bell Canada, TVA, Videotron, and Rogers – is very much alive. Progression in the lawsuit appears glacial with an end nowhere in sight. This week Lackman informed TorrentFreak that the companies don’t appear […]

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