Android users all seem to throw about that it’s an open architecture, but it quite simply isn’t. In order to do everything on an Android phone you have to root it, which is the same as jailbreaking it.

Motorola has taken the extreme measure of making sure that if it gets rooted, it’ll completely fuck up the startup stack, thereby permanently bricking it. A kill-switch for tampering.

Droid X’s Defenses Makes Jailbreaking Look Easy – iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad news – Multi-Touch Fans.