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Apple: Jailbreak and Kiss Your Warranty Goodbye

According to the new Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) update, owners of cell phones may legally jailbreak or root their devices, as well as unlock them to use on other carriers.

Apple, always wanting to be in control of its ecosystem, isn't totally pleased with the new legal rules. Of course, it can't do anything to stop those who want to mod their phones other than deny them of their warranty.

Apple issued the following statement in response to the new DMCA:

“Apple’s goal has always been to insure that our customers have a great experience with their iPhone and we know that jailbreaking can severely degrade the experience. As we’ve said before, the vast majority of customers do not jailbreak their iPhones as this can violate the warranty and can cause the iPhone to become unstable and not work reliably.”

(Source: CultofMac.)