For years there have been rumors of companies banning Kodi from their products. Last week Sony pushed an updated that banned Kodi by blocking its install in the firmware of their newer Android TV devices.
In a post on the official Kodi Twitter Account, the Kodi Team said: “Well done @SonyElectronics for actively preventing users from installing Kodi on their newer Android TVs devices including their new smart TVs that run Android TV. How grown up of you. Even their firmware in the TVs is broken. Guess we will suggest users to just buy something else that does work.”
Now Sony says that it was a mistake and will roll out an update to once again allow the installation of Kodi on their Android TVs according to a report from TorrentFreak.
Kodi is a media center software that allows third-party developers to build add-ons. These third-party add-ons seem to be the core of the issue, because many of them allow piracy. This, for some time, made Kodi one of the most popular software options when it came to piracy.
For now, we will wait and see when the update comes from Sony to once again allow Kodi to be installed on their TVs.
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