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Apple sticks with jailbreaking-is-evil warning

Gregg Keizer | Feb. 7, 2013
iOS jailbreaks may come and go, but Apple continues to warn that hacking an iPhone to install unapproved software, while not illegal, may void the device's service warranty.

Jailbreaking an iPhone to install unauthorized applications remains legal in the U.S., but the exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that allowed consumers to unlock an iPhone for use on another carrier expired last month. It is illegal to jailbreak a tablet like the iPad.


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