27.01.2012 16:05 Uhr, Quelle: The Unofficial Apple Weblog

EFF petitions to extend legal iPhone jailbreaking

In 2010, the Copyright Office said jailbreaking a handset did not violate the DMCA and the jailbreak community breathed a sigh of relief. What many people didn't realize was that the exemption covering jailbreaking will expire later this year. When it expires, companies can go after jailbreak developers like the iPhone Dev Team using the DMCA. They could face jail time and monetary penalties for their involvement in creating jailbreaking tools. Needless to say, this would put a halt to most, if not all, jailbreaking. To prevent this from happening, the EFF created a webpage that tells you how to contact t

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