Lock-in

By Megan McArdle

Apparently it has taken all of two months for people to figure out how to unlock the iPhone. I find it hard to imagine that this will make a dent in Cingular's profits--the majority of people aren't going to mess around with soldering guns and cards. On the other hand, I imagine people said the same thing about that crazy Napster network.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2007/08/lock-in/1796/