iPhone OS 3.0 Jailbroken, Apple Cracks Down

3.0breakA day after Apple released the second beta of iPhone OS 3.0, the Dev Team announced that they had jailbroken it. They had already broken 3.0 on March 19th, but they waited to announce it because of “resource-related” issues. Along with the announcement came the usual list of caveats. They’ve updated QuickPwn to support the new beta as well.

In similar news, Apple changed their EULA for developers who want to participate in the iPhone SDK program. The new EULA forbids developers from writing any app that can be installed via jailbreak, or any other software that subverts security or DRM. Further, it says that anyone using the SDK can only distribute their software through the App Store, at Apple’s discretion. This definitely won’t stop jailbreakers, but it might scare off a few developers.

[Engadget and Ars Technica]

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2 Responses to “iPhone OS 3.0 Jailbroken, Apple Cracks Down”

  1. r0ach

    OOOoooo.. I’m scared!! LoL.

  2. Richard

    Not being able to sell your software via your own means without Apple’s mark-up (App Store) is going to annoy some developers indeed. Apple quickly forgets that this isn’t a $2,000 Mac — it’s a small, simple, popular device that shouldn’t be bogged down by a horrible EULA that Mac owners face.