Motorola Confirms Via Twitter that Droid RAZR will Have a Locked Bootloader

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    yeah just dedicate a thread to shoot the breeze about the announcement tonight.
     
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    I'm with ya. Let me continue my post whoring ;)
     
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    I'm pretty sure there will be riots over this...LMAO

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    If it happens, I say we take our complaints and start/join Occupy VerizonSamsungGoogle
     
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    Join me here later tonight.
     
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    Just my 2 cents here, but im not surprised its encrypted. Moto said the word enterprise during the announcement, enough said? or shall i explain?
    And i think moto has always been good at encrypting, i think thats one thing they do well. Before Moto split, it was apart of a company that dealt with U.S. government equipment such as those fancy radios you see cops and fireman using and probably still does have things to do with the goverment. Moto has always had that asset, i bet they have pretty good patents in that field to(not sure on that though). I don't think Sammy has that experience. Definitly not to motos level anyway.
     
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    Motorola's customer is VZW, you are VZW's customer
    It will be rooted, and that's all that really matters anyway.

    I think the phone looks awesome! That battery life and form factor push it ahead of the Prime IMO, and lets be honest Samsung's build quality sucks, Moto's does not.
     
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    Last I read on engadget, a whiiiile back..lol Was, Htc was the only one at the time even discussing unlocking the bootloaders....Even then, you would call or go to a site and Htc would give you a Key...then you agree to the terms...One of which, you decide to unlock you lose your warrantee...Just what I read....Maybe I missed something? Its been a bit since I heard anything....

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    No, Motorola also made that announcement...but to this day, we have yet to see them do anything about it.

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    They always had their out, which was "where the carriers allow". I don't think we'll see any unlocked moto bootloaders
     
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    Right and why would they. They still are selling phones with them being locked and they protect their product. Its win/win for them. You want an unlocked device that gets updates when google releases them then buy a nexus. People that motorola is going after are the every day users who dont care about roms. They want a solid phone with apps that allows them to keep up with social networks.

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    if i may ask a dumb question...?...with the locked bootloader will i still be able to force an os update instead of waiting for it to come ota..?..on my og droid, the last few updates i did on my own..with some help from some very patient forum members....thanks..
     
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