“The last iOS jailbreak to be made public was for iOS 9.1. That was back in March,” Adrian Kingsley-Hughes reports for ZDNet. “Now it’s June, and the latest version of iOS is iOS 9.3.2, and there doesn’t seem to be a jailbreak in sight.”
“Is the end nigh for iOS jailbreaking?” Kingsley-Hughes reports. “It sure seems like it.”
“First off, let me make it clear that I don’t consider jailbreaking to be wrong. It’s not. That iPhone or iPad you’re jailbreaking is your iPhone or iPad, and you can do with it as you wish,” Kingsley-Hughes reports. “On the other hand, Apple doesn’t owe you a jailbreak. It sees jailbreaking as undermining the security of the iOS operating system and hardware… Also, jailbreaking is used as a piracy tool – don’t pretend that some in the community don’t do this – and as such Apple has an obligation to defend developers against revenue loss arising from this.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Yup, iOS jailbreaking is dying – luckily, so are reasons to jailbreak.