George Hotz (Geohot) announced the past week a successful hardware unlocking. He even indicated the procedure on his blog.
It is clear that forum Belgium iPhone counts among its members some suicide bombers responding to the nicknames of Fastenspy, Kiki and Niclauz87 who have successfully tested this delicate procedure!
Even better, they have concocted us a tutorial with support photos for those who may be interested to carry out this procedure which we advise you nonetheless considering the scope of the work without forgetting the risks to end up with a iBrick thereafter.
Find the tutorial and the discussions on the forum.