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Library of Congress: Jailbreaking is Legal

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Library of Congress: Jailbreaking is Legal

Congratulations, hackers! You are no longer breaking the law when you jailbreak your mobile device. Yahoo News reports that it is now legal to jailbreak your iPhone or other mobile device. The Library of Congress has approved a new series of exemptions to the 1998 federal law that made the popular practice technically illegal.

Downloading applications from unapproved app stores is now legal as well, as is modifying your smartphone to work on another carrier. Also, you can now break protections on video games in order to “correct security flaws".

While no one has ever been prosecuted for jailbreaking a phone, this serves to legitimize the practice and marks a major victory for consumers.

 

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