Originally Posted by weatherman
Amazon has said they won't. They know (or should know) that there's no way to stop the rooting/hacking, so it's better just to embrace it, and to make a product that offers enough advantages that nobody feels the need to hack it.
Nothing is a guarantee, but I'm happy to hear that they're at least currently not going to lock it down further. So far, it seems to me that they've made a product that offers enough advantages to reduce (if not eliminate) the need to hack it.