Originally Posted by jhawkkw
This I'm not sure about anymore, because if you checkout the International Galaxy S4 Root forum, it appears Samsung pushed out an update that locked the bootloader on carrier/sim free devices. That definitely goes against previous trends for Samsung devices.
Yes, it seems both carriers and manufactures are trying to limit the "unauthorized"use of there devices. But remember, when a lock comes out, there is always someone trying to exploit it....thankfully.