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Rooting your Android phone? Google’s rumbled you again

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Is this a threat or a feature?

A feature. But in all honesty, other than a few devs, the majority of people rooting phones do so (I suggest) to escape the clutches of Google. The idea of rooting, installing Cyanogenmod, and then choosing Google as a payments service seems to be totally implausible, so the whole basis of the article seems to be mild outrage at a "problem" that affects nobody.

Still, we read it, and those of us not blocking ads paid our dues for the Reg......

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