There is a saying; "if you can't beat them, join them" well it seems that Google might be privy to that little saying.
Unlike their Fruity counter parts Apple Google is releasing a Developer's version of the G1. This phone is completely unlocked and unrestricted (software wise). To get one according to Mobile Crunch all you have to do is shell out a onetime Developer's Fee and the $399 cost of the Phone.
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To nab one of these, you'll need to register as a developer on the Android Market site, pay the one-time $25.00 registration fee, and slap down $399 big ones for the hardware.
Google plans to expand the territories that it's available in, but initially you may purchase one if you are located in the US, UK, Germany, Japan, India, Canada, France, Taiwan, Spain, Australia, Singapore, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Poland, and Hungary.