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EFF proposes DMCA exemption for iPhone jailbreaking

Every three years something special happens—and I’m not talking about a new Harry Potter movie. The U.S. Librarian of Congress is required to issue exemptions to the anti-circumvention clause of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the law that makes it a crime to work around encryption or Digital Rights Management protecting copyrighted materials...

The proposal in question was submitted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and argues that end users should be allowed to jailbreak their phones to use legally-acquired third-party applications.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008
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