I'm not sure whose idea it was at blizzard to do this, but regardless, Blizzard, you should understand that the move was very unpopular and to do the right thing and change it back.
Let us choose where our stats and skill points go. If you're concerned people will screw up their characters, than give them the ability to respec (for a price of course)
Part of what makes blizzard one of the best companies in the world, is it's ability to listen to it's fan base. Well Blizzard, are you listening?