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That which I have put in bold is what is important when advertising on Amazon as a third-party. The question, what is a 'pirate' box? Easy answer to be honest. That which I have put in bold, underlining the crucial aspect, is what is important when advertising on Amazon as a third-party seller.
I suspect the real "pirates" flogging the £1,000 boxes to pubs in the UK approach their clientèle directly or are referred by word of mouth, can't see them using amazon or selling to the general public.
No, not the same. Amazon is not putting a ban on Kodi-loaded appliances. They blocked Apple and Google video-streaming devices to establish a single selling point to Amazon’s Prime Video service. It may be an ugly anti-competitive move, under e-comm, but is a strategic move as Amazon is larger than a marketplace, it is an on-demand services provider. It not like Apple is selling Amazon and Google products or Google selling Amazon and Apple products.
Well that is all fine if they want to do this .... but then they must up their game.... i bough a fire tv recently with the
idea to stream their prime service joke is you cant do it from their device as per their customer help they told me that
the fire tv can only stream prime video if you are in the us... even though they launched in SA...
so sorry Amazon you messed up so now i will side load kodi and use exodus to watch your shows
and yes i will not be a paying customer
Had the exact same situation. Mine worked the day I installed got Amazon Prime perfectly. Two days later nada. Then the fun started eventually got the call center (based here in Cape Town) to tell me sorry due to Geo-blocking you cant have prime.
It is beyond understanding how they can advertise available in SA, then back pedal. And they whinge about pirating, if they gave the people what they want at a reasonable price, it would be "aaaargh me hearties we be going down".........