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Topic # 81767 18-Apr-2011 10:50
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There are rumours circling the web that Samsung are going to lock their bootloader. Not cool. That would be bye bye root and custom ROM's. 

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  Reply # 460008 18-Apr-2011 10:53
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I wonder why they are going the opposite direction to SE when they annouced that they are unlocking bootloader on their Xperia range of Droids.

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  Reply # 460013 18-Apr-2011 10:59
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Really? The only rumours I can find are that they are NOT going to lock the bootloaders... which they don't anyway (at least as far as the SGS is concerned). Have they locked bootloaders on any other devices?




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  Reply # 460017 18-Apr-2011 11:02
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n4: Really? The only rumours I can find are that they are NOT going to lock the bootloaders... which they don't anyway (at least as far as the SGS is concerned). Have they locked bootloaders on any other devices?


Nothing locked yet, just a rumour. But it's a big topic as you'd expect on XDA. 

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  Reply # 460030 18-Apr-2011 11:21
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hazza87: http://phandroid.com/2011/04/17/source-samsung-will-not-lock-bootloaders-unless-google-requires-it/


Ah good news. Supercurio is a god in the Samsung custom world. 

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