We’ve seen Apple add something to the iPhone one year, then improve on that for the next generation iPhone. The same applies to the iPod Touch. New hardware introduced on the iPhone usually makes it onto the iPod Touch a year or two after the iPhone, when the iPhone’s is
After Apple's claim yesterday that the legalization of jailbreaking could potentially aid drug dealers and cell network hackers, we guessed the EFF would probably have something to say about it. Today they said it in a statement that rebutted Apple's claims, describing it as less than "a hill of beans."
Apple has responded to questions submitted to them from the Copyright Office concerning a proposed DCMA exemption for jailbreaking iPhones proposed by the EFF. Apple claims that not only is the iPhone's DRM a crucial part of their business model, but it also that jailbreaking could actually help facilitate drug dealers and crash cell towers.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is looking for iPhone owners who are unhappy with having phones that are locked to their carrier or are restricted from using the device in a certain way like jailbreaking to sign a petition at FreeYourPhone.org to appeal to the Copyright Office. The goal is to file the comments to the Copywrite Office and "help EFF get a 3-year DMCA [wiki] exemption for users who liberate their phones."