Jailbreaking Phones is Now Legal
This is huge: jailbreaking iPhones and other electronic devices to run software unauthorized by the companies that make them is no longer a criminal act. Every three years, the Library of Congress reviews the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, and their latest review, which among other things protects jailbreakers, appears to be a major victory for free speech proponents who find the copyright law too restrictive.Read on...
iPad Jailbreak: Fast, but Expected
Two weeks ago, hacking superstar geohot posted a video of an untethered jailbreak for the iPod Touch and iPhone 3GS, and hinted that it would "probably work on the iPad too." Well, we've just gotten what appears to be our iPad jailbreak alright, as expected -- but it came not from geohot, but from a different camp.Read on...