Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Apr 2011 19:50 UTC
Apple "Apple also heard about the theme and ad campaign. I received a call from our contact at Velti this evening as well as an email asking me to please take the theme out of Cydia. On the phone, he explained Apple had contacted Toyota and requested they remove the theme and stop the advertising campaign. They (Velti) in turn contacted me relaying the message. The reason Velti listed for the removal request of the theme emailed through our dev portal was 'Toyota's making us take it down...' Toyota had agreed to do so to 'maintain their good relationship with Apple', our Velti contact told me on the phone."
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RE[2]: Typical Apple
by tuzor on Tue 5th Apr 2011 21:37 UTC in reply to "RE: Typical Apple"
tuzor
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That several people are doing something wrong does not mean that it becomes somehow more okay to do so...


Yes that is correct although in this case you can't expect anything else from Apple or anyone else in a similar situation.
I like the jailbreak community for what it brings to the table however Apple has some reasonable points to be fully against it.
One, app piracy and two, security reasons.
If they don't clearly show that they're against it, they will receive negative publicity every time there's an issue with either of the two. They already faced such problems when there was a security issue with jailbroken iPhones a couple of months ago. This spurred numerous misinformed articles about how the iPhone was insecure.

A major corporation coming out like this and backing the jailbreak community is a clear foul.

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