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Old 07-26-2010, 06:31 PM
Jeff Campbell
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Default Jailbreak and Copy Those DVDs Per Library of Congress

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='' target='_blank'></a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"It's no longer illegal under the DMCA to jailbreak your iPhone or bypass a DVD's CSS in order to obtain fair use footage for educational purposes or criticism. These are the new rules that were handed down moments ago by the U.S. Copyright Office. This is really big. Like, really big."</em></p><p><img src="" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>I'd have to agree, this is big news. The ramifications have yet to be fully sorted out since this happened today, but the Library of Congress has ruled that "jailbreaking" your iPhone is legal, and that you can also break DVD encryption under certain circumstances. ARS Technica has a pretty <a href=";utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=rss" target="_blank">thorough break-down</a> of the ruling, but you can also read it directly from the <a href="" target="_blank">Library of Congress</a>. This is a step in the right direction in my opinion; what are your thoughts?&nbsp;</p>
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Old 07-27-2010, 05:28 AM
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YES! It's about time! Thank You LOC!
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Old 07-27-2010, 02:26 PM
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Of course, Apple has already said jailbreaking will void your warranty. At least until the first lawsuit. Never underestimate a corporation's will to get around the law.
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