Open Thread - Legalized Jailbreak For iPhone
A couple of surprises from the U.S. Copyright Office:
It’s no longer illegal under the DMCA to jailbreak your iPhone or bypass a DVD’s CSS in order to obtain fair use footage for educational purposes or criticism. These are the new rules that were handed down moments ago by the U.S. Copyright Office. This is really big. Like, really big.
The office looks at copyright law every three years in order to make revisions or exemptions. The six “classes” now exempt from prosecution under the DMCA
H/T Karoli and some appropriate Thin Lizzy:
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