Manufacturer Root?


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  1. xzillerationer

    xzillerationer Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Here's what I think should happen: Google should post a way to root all Android phones. But, make it so that it can't be done with a malevolent intent. Manufacturers should stop trying to stop root. As we've seen before with the Droid Inc, the Droid X and 2, among many others. We find a barrier, we smash through it. Adding a chip won't stop us. We'll find a way around, or get a script that automatically roots it on start up. Sure, that method would disable custom roms, but it'd work in the meantime. Root is a right given to all Android users. Although some users shouldn't root.
     

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  2. A.Nonymous

    A.Nonymous Well-Known Member

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    Umm, no. When you root, you make it harder for the manufacturer to support the phone.
     
  3. xzillerationer

    xzillerationer Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Then make it so that rooting still breaks the warranty.
     
  4. CaptainTwinkie

    CaptainTwinkie Well-Known Member

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    It already does break the warranty
     
  5. A.Nonymous

    A.Nonymous Well-Known Member

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    And if rooting was ridiculously easy, then it would be ridiculously easy for a piece of malware to gain root access to your phone. Do you want that too?
     
  6. xzillerationer

    xzillerationer Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm not saying make it easy. I'm saying don't try to stop them with methods that will only delay them for a month or so.
     

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