Right, but ultimately if Apple wants to cripple their device to for app store profit and I don't like it, I can spend a few hundred bucks on a competitors phone and call it a day. If I can't live in any neighborhood but Harlem the landlords their can jack the rent as high as they want and I live in poverty no matter what.
I'm actually fine with losing service contracts and stuff for jailbroken devices. What I'm interested to see is how much ammunition this actually gives youtube to say "fuck you" when media companies send cease&desist notices and takedown letters and such to fair use youtube videos and that sort of thing. If there are no consequences for that sort of corporate bullying then it probably won't stop.