Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 27th May 2011 09:48 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Well, this is some good news on this fine morning. After Sony Ericsson announcing official support for bootloader unlocking on their Android phones, HTC has just stepped it up a notch: the company's CEO (no less) has announced on Facebook that going forward, HTC will no longer lock down any of their phones' bootloaders.
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Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

I have the HTC HD7 with Windows Phone 7, so as far as the MS extortion fee goes.. lol.

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jabbotts Member since:
2007-09-06

At least with your choice of Windows Phone 7, the licensing fees are obviously relevant.

Not owning an HTC runing either platform, I'm not directly affected by the Android extortion racket either. For me, it just falls under the catagory of Microsoft's ongoing unsubstatiated claims against the Linux kernel and any OS that happens to include it.

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