Something has been done somewhere, as I have access to a heck of a lot more in Market today than I had on Monday!
The paid version of Power Manager is now available (and was purchased without problems), and FileDroid Lite and DroidLive were also available for d/l.
@Wahwah: Robo Defense (both versions) now also shows as available.
@jeremyabel: PicSay Pro ditto.
This on Orange, btw.