This will only make it easier for future jailbreaks to occur, on ALL and ANY proprietary usb devices.
Think console controllers, usb network adapters, firmware upgrades over usb, locked down inkjets etc..
I've sent my pledge, have you?
godofpumpkins writes: bushing and pytey of the iPhone DevTeam have started a kickstarter project to fund the build of a open-source/open-hardware high-speed USB protocol analyzer. The board features a high-speed USB 2.0 sniffer that will help with the reverse engineering of proprietary USB hardware. Link to Original Source