Here is something that you don't hear every day: a carrier released a rooted ROM as an upgrade. That's right - regional carrier Cincinnati Bell pushed an update to its Motorola Milestone XT720 users today, and the update instructions include rooting the device and using Titanium Backup to restore apps. I know, it's hard to believe, so here's a snippet from the official upgrade PDF:

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Yeah, believe that. This is indeed an unprecedented move coming from a carrier - after all, most carriers (and manufacturers) fight the rooting community tooth and nail. Because of this, I say to you, Cincinnati Bell -  kudos, and you have my respect. We need more carriers like you in the world.

If you want to take a look at the rest of the PDF, then head on over to the official Cincinnati Bell Milestone XT720 upgrade page.

Thanks, Syrenz!