Originally Posted by MohammadAG
"Rest assured, this will not happen. Sony's Satoshi Hashimoto, in an interview with Impress Watch, said that Sony will not be removing the feature, which he refers to as "Other OS functionality." He also assured readers that there currently isn't a problem with the feature leaving a security hole with the system." ~1st result from:
Look at the date the statement was posted, its entirely possible that Sony could change their minds with the recent Geohot's breakthrough.