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Old February 20th, 2013, 10:07 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Default Re: why lock bootloaders?

Originally Posted by jhawkkw View Post
It's also important to note that encrypted bootloaders aren't usually broken by the dev community. Work arounds have been found, but devices are only unlocked using tools provided by the oem, whether intentional or not.

They have been for both of my HTC devices rather quickly. Then they patch it, and the devs find a new hole within a few weeks.
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