Originally Posted by Sydney99
Should have got the HTC one after all!
This will only affect people who install or have their phone provided with a ROM that includes a locked bootloader.
I can see why Samsung did this as it provides a rock solid way for a ROM to check that it is running on a device that has not been tampered with.
It is not a good thing for those of us who like to install 3rd party ROMs but want to have the possibility to return the device to factory condition but, let's face it, we are a tiny minority.