This turning so much #FreeSoftware #Android work towards this huge focus on locking everything down and limiting things. #Android started out as a much more hackable mobile OS than any major one before it, and that's why it became so popular. Locked down devices have their use cases, like for journalists and whistleblowers. And computing devices should not be easy to abuse. Locking down devices is also useful for maintaining monopolies. All this is also limiting the promise of mobile computing.