Originally Posted by HarryT
No, that's incorrect. You get the ads regardless of where your account is registered. I have a Kindle Touch with Special Offers; my Amazon account is in the UK, and I get the ads (which I prefer to the normal screensavers - they're a lot more varied).
One of my k3's is a SO, still no ads at all, even after registering it (US). Another friend got one from an importer, not his amazon account which is set for SA (and utterly useless) also has no ads.
Maybe we're special v0v.