A couple of days back, Research In Motion (RIM) Vice President of Developer Relations Alec Saunders posted on his Twitter account that the Canadian BlackBerry maker will start to pull out the ability to side-load apps on its BlackBerry PlayBook for consumers.
The move revolves around the reason that RIM aims to fight piracy, and in his own words, for the reason that they “don’t want to duplicate the chaotic cesspool of Android Market.”
However, RIM now wants to overturn its former statement, with Saunders posting on the company’s official developer blog and expounding on his previous assertion via Twitter, negating himself as he went further.
The new contention Saunders delivered now focuses on non-removal of the ability to side-load apps on PlayBook tablets, but rather on adding a feature to encrypt apps for protecting users who purchased it.
According to RIM, the new feature will arrive on the next PlayBook OS version update.