• Apple loses bid to criminalize iPhone jailbreaking

    Posted July 26, 2010 - 4:41 pm

    Apple lost its bid today to criminalize "jailbreaking," the practice of hacking an iPhone to install unauthorized apps on the smartphone, according to a decision by the U.S. Copyright Office and the Library of Congress.
  • Govt.-Approved iPhone Jailbreaking Won't Help Users

    Posted July 26, 2010 - 3:54 pm

    The U.S. Copyright Office slapped Apple in the face by declaring iPhone jailbreaking legal, but that won't change anything for iPhone users.
  • U.S. Government: iPhone Jailbreaking Is Fair Use

    Posted July 26, 2010 - 3:53 pm

    The United States Government, at the request of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has announced what amounts to a blanket exemption to the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) for activities that all under the Fair Use doctrine of U.S. Copyright law.
  • Jailbreaking in the iPhone 3.0 era

    Posted March 1, 2010 - 12:45 pm

    Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 firmware unlocked many capabilities, but users seek more from their iPhones through jailbroken apps.
  • Declare your independence! Jailbreak your iPhone!

    Posted July 3, 2009 - 2:12 pm

    Though some of us prefer the shackles that Apple places upon us.
  • Fight to legalize iPhone jailbreaking set for Friday

    Posted May 1, 2009 - 4:06 pm

    Apple's iPhone marketing chief will square off against the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others Friday as the U.S. Copyright Office considers whether to allow an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that would permit jailbreaking.
  • iPhone jailbreaking still going strong

    Posted April 13, 2009 - 3:39 pm

    Although Apple's forthcoming 3.0 firmware update promises to deliver some power-use upgrades, jailbreaking should continue to push the iPhone's productivity envelope, especially as users increasingly demand the Holy Grail of smartphone power use: applications that run in the background.
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