Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Unofficial Software Incurs Apple’s Wrath - NYTimes.com

The iPhone is a general-purpose device, but only for purposes of which Apple approves (and gets paid)…

In a legal filing with the United States Copyright Office last year, Apple says jailbroken iPhones rely on modified versions of Apple’s operating software that infringe on its copyrights.

In addition, the company says jailbreaking encourages the piracy of approved iPhone applications and is an expensive burden.“Apple’s iPhone support department has received literally millions of reported incidents of software that crashes on jailbroken iPhones,” the document says.

Unofficial Software Incurs Apple’s Wrath - NYTimes.com

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