Some places my friends and like to visit on the weekends (keep in mind we go to Xavier so some of the bars are closer to that area, hopefully someone closer to UC can suggest more bars in places like OTR.Mt. Adams There are several different bars within a short distance of each other and is definitely one of the better college bar scenes in Cincinnati.The Banks (by the Reds stadium) We really like going to Tin Roof which has live music a lot of weekends but it can get really packed and there is usually a $5 cover. Jefferson Social is on the same street and is can definitely be fun.
Get the biggest daily news stories by emailSubscribeSee our privacy noticeMore newslettersThe media player is totally legal, but it has been taken over by pirates, who use third party plug ins and add ons to stream illegally copied films and TV shows.As a result, Kodi has gained a reputation as a “piracy facilitator”, meaning many legitimate content publishers like Netflix and Amazon refuse to work with it.There not a lot Kodi can do about the add ons. It could block them but, as Kodi is open source, their code would immediately be edited to circumvent the block.The XBMC Foundation, which oversees the Kodi software, has therefore announced a couple of measures, in an effort to turn its image around.Legal crackdown The first of these measures is to go after sellers who use the Kodi trademark to sell “fully loaded” set top boxes without permission.The organisation is working with rights holders and law enforcement agencies to target individuals manufacturing, importing, selling and re selling these illegal devices.Using Kodi to stream pirated films and TV shows in the UK could get you 10 years in JAIL after controversial law is passed”We will issue trademark takedown notices anywhere we think the likelihood for confusion is high,” Kodi product manager Nathan Betzen told TorrentFreak last year. Some have been fined while others have been given prison sentencesThe XBMC Foundation is also going after people posing as Kodi experts on YouTube who use the trademark without permission.Blow for Kodi users as European court rules that streaming pirated films and TV shows IS illegal”If you are making a video in which you claim to be a Kodi developer or Kodi team member or you are just using the Kodi name while assuring users that some pirate add on is totally legal and isn going to break next week, we will do everything we can to take you down,” said Betzen.”Most of all, we are tired of a thousand different salesmen and YouTubers making money off ruining our name.”And there are even more people out there seeking to make a quick buck by selling ads on videos about getting free movies and TV while using Kodi in their channel name to make their content seem official, as if those videos are coming from us.”Digital Rights Management Kodi other approach is to offer support for Digital Rights Management (DRM).Amazon BANS sales of Kodi boxes and other pirate media playersDRM is a technology that enables content publishers to enforce their own access policies on content, such as restrictions on copying or viewing.It is unpopular with consumers, as it effectively reduces the usability of the content by making it more difficult to duplicate or play back on different types of devices.However, the XBMC Foundation believes that adding “low level DRM” to its platform could help it gain trust from content publishers, by allowing them to offer their videos in a protected environment.”We work hard every day to distance ourselves and Kodi from all the piracy related talk,” the organisation wrote in a blog post .”Unfortunately, the buzz surrounding Kodi and piracy is so great that content publishers don want to work with us..