Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 9th Feb 2013 01:01 UTC
Apple "Over the last half a week, Apple has been hit with the largest mass-hacking incident in its history. And the perpetrators were the company's own users. Nearly seven million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners have cracked Apple's restrictions on their devices using the jailbreaking tool Evasi0n since the tool was released Monday morning, according to the latest count from Jay Freeman, the administrator of the app store for jailbroken devices known as Cydia. That makes the iOS-hacking app the fastest-adopted jailbreak software of all time, Freeman says." Because, of course, only nerds and geeks jailbreak. There's also a technical analysis of the jailbreak.
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RE[3]: I ssee both sides of this
by Alfman on Sat 9th Feb 2013 04:36 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: I ssee both sides of this"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

"No, it's not, but unfortunately I can't think of a better way to make this work. There has to be able to be some record of the device being jailbroken, otherwise Apple will end up obligated to fix something they don't support. I'm trying to think of a more balanced way to handle it, but I just can't."

Your making this more complicated than it needs to be. Apple has the option of re-flashing the device to stock, or it can say that the warranty is voided and opt not to service jailbroken devices, or charge a fee to do so. What you are talking about is a non-problem.

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