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Jean Louis-Gassée has nailed the exact thing which the iPhone got right: wrestling control of the device away from the carriers.

This remains a problem in Android land. It isn’t a choice between empowering the device manufacturer or the user. The user doesn’t get the power–the network provider gets the power. And if the network provider doesn’t bother giving updates, the user gets all the vulnerabilities…