Apple Wants Feds To “Hoover Up” Jailbreakers

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Memo from Apple to the Library of Congress: You don't know s***.

According to an NBC affilliate out of Wilmington, NC, the House of Jobs is asking the US Copyright Office to crack down on iPhone jailbreaking.  Sez Apple, "Current jailbreak technologies now in widespread use utilize unauthorized modifications to the copyrighted bootloader and operating system, resulting in the infringement of the copyrights in those programs."

This despite last year's revision of the DCMA that said both jailbreaking and unlocking were okay.

The story also quotes community college student Nadair Jackson, who brags about charging customers US$15.00 a pop to jailbreak their phones — despite all the free techniques released by the likes of the Dev-Team and Geohot.  By the bye: Jackson, who maintains he's doing nothing wrong, is planning on a career in…law enforcement.  The irony just writes itself.

[Via Mac Daily News]

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