While I'm not the poster you are questioning, I'll answer anyway.
They represent thieves who feel they are entitled to do as they wish with no consequences. They and their actions should be hated - IMHO.
You make a good point about counterfeiting from their current customer base. Leads me to wonder (judging from another post about membership criteria) just how many of their customers are going to "trust" depositing checks by sending a picture.
+1 here, except it's Phoenix, not LA. I'm hoping for the 17th but am trying to temper my anticipation since I've been promised only the 19th.
They may have sent the pre orders out early to try and stagger out the activations. <-- Wishful thinking.