Originally Posted by jocampo
Lock model has worked for other companies.
They sell books, no hardware.
Their problem is bad service, haven't expand ebook business international, prices not competitive.
Open the UI won't make them sell more ebooks if their titles are more expensive then Amazon.
I agree with what you say their main problems are.
But at the same time they don't even have the potential to sell those higher priced ebooks if people aren't buying their hardware because every one elses hardware is more open.