This mess that is going on with the PSN is going to have negative repercussions for the Android community. Hackers have shown they have the ability to exploit the smallest weakness into completely ruining the product for everyone involved. There is no way on Earth that Verizon is going to want that to happen to their data network, and there is absolutely no way they will work with Mods and Hackers.
Its not illegal to root the device, but its not illegal to prevent it from happening.
With as great as the phones (and MODs) have been in the past, the only reason not to go with Motorola in the future would be the LACK OF DEDICATED NUMBER KEYS or the pipe (|) character... heheee
I may stay with Samsung devices for these 2 features, but DIZ-ANG my D2 is ZIPPY-fast with Liberty 1.5 on it!!!
Accessible to all.
Allowing access; not locked up.
Having no means of closing or barring.
Free from limitations, boundaries, or restrictions.