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Library of Congress rules jailbreaking legal

Do you know what the Library of Congress did for you today? Ruled that jailbreaking an iPhone was not a violation of copyright as Apple has been claiming:

The Library of Congress, which has the power to define exceptions to an important copyright law, said on Monday that it was legal to bypass a phone’s controls on what software it will run to get “lawfully obtained” programs to work.

I, for one, am thrilled to hear the Library of Congress say what consumers have been saying all along: we buy it, we own it. Or maybe I’m just happy to stick it to the App Store Police.

Source: New York Times