Thats usually the position operators take. They subsidise the phones quite heavily so dont want to be out of pocket.

I'm sure it wont be long before someone like shadowmite works out how to unlock them anyway!

All we need now is a released phone!

Todays ridiculous marketing on the UK Palmone page is that they are showing a banner about the speed typing record on a Treo 650, but still only showing the Treo 600 on the site!