- 07-27-2010, 12:05 AM #1
Jailbreaking made legal in the US
"Owners of iPhones and other smartphones are one step closer towards taking complete control of their gadgets, thanks to a new government ruling Monday on the practice of "jailbreaking."
This weekend has seen a flurry of activity about digital rights, but the biggest news dropped Monday morning, when the FCC announced that it had made the controversial practice of “jailbreaking” your iPhone — or any other cell phone — legal."
Source: iPhone jailbreaking (and all cell phone unlocking) made legal - Yahoo! NewsYou see, madness, as you know, is like gravity. All it takes is a little push.
- 07-27-2010, 08:51 AM #2
YES! (even though i did it when it WASN'T legal).HTC Amaze 4G: Rooted, Stock Gingerbread Sense ROM, OC@1.73GHz of dual-core goodness.
- 07-27-2010, 04:39 PM #3
- 07-27-2010, 09:19 PM #4
i like apple... but i hate their way to move...
- 07-28-2010, 10:40 AM #5
This doesn't mean that Apple has to make it easy to jailbreak. Just that they can't take legal action if you choose to do so.
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- 07-28-2010, 03:56 PM #6
This ain't true.
Saying it doesn't violate copyright doesn't mean it's legal, when you get your phone, you sign a contract, copyright is not the only thing protecting companies, plenty of laws are behind each phone and when you get the phone (from a carrier, or from an authorized store) you are suppose to respect them, sure this is a step towards the right direction, but it doesn't mean jailbreaking and flashing and all that stuff, is now legal.
- 07-28-2010, 03:58 PM #7
Contracts can't override a law. Jailbreaking is perfectly legal, it just doesnt have to be supported by carriers/providersYou see, madness, as you know, is like gravity. All it takes is a little push.
- 07-28-2010, 04:30 PM #8
Apples attitude towards jailbreaking is a bunch of BS, hence why I chose android
- 02-19-2013, 02:15 PM #9
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- 02-20-2013, 07:27 AM #10
I signed a couple days ago. Unfortunately, I have no friends.
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