Non-DRM Mobi books, like free e-books found online in Mobi format, or files you convert to Mobi files, are already supported on Kindle.
Kindles can read a variety of non-proprietary, non-DRM'ed formats. They read TXT, HTML, JPEG, and non-DRM Mobi files directly.
Typically ebook readers are larger than PMP's with larger screens. If you're going to read for a few hours, then the screen of a typical PMP becomes pretty eye-straining (due to size, contrast, and brightness).
The Kindle DRM wasn't hacked to REMOVE the DRM from Kindle purchases, but added to other books so that they too could be read on the Kindle.
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