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“Apple has tweaked an online article about the dangers of jailbreaking in the wake of the recent evasi0n hack,” Lance Whitney reports for CNET. “The company cites a range of hazards that it associates with jailbreaking, including instability, security vulnerabilities, shortened battery life, unreliable voice and data, disruption of services, and the inability to apply future software updates.”
“The U.S. Copyright Office ruled last October that jailbreaking is legal, at least when it comes to smartphones,” Whitney reports. “But Apple considers the practice a violation of the end-user license and as such won’t necessarily provide any support or service for a jailbroken device.”
Full article, with Apple’s full warning, here.