It seems Protocol Snow has been banned from buying an iPad for ever!. The guy has been buying and shipping iPads overseas with a "Little Profit". After a few trips to a local Apple store and a few iPads later, he has been banned from buying an iPad ever :).
Perhaps now your credit card and personal info are tied to your iPad purchase so when those over seas friends registered (You can't do much without registering) the iPod, some kind of alrm triggered? Who knows, the iPad I play around with is registered to a coporate entity and I am waiting for the Android Slate or Android Tablet. I want to give my privacy info to a bigger player!
Read the complete account of getting banned.!