Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×
Iphone

+ - iPhone unlock & "jailbreak" given DMCA excempt->

Submitted by thisnow1
thisnow1 (882441) writes "Hot on the heels of the "Dongle" exemption, the US Copyright Office in the Library of Congress has added cellphone unlocking and jailbreaking to a list of acceptable actions on electronic devices during its periodic review of the DMCA. Jailbreaking and unlock of phones can now be done without fear of legal penalty. (Professors, students and documentary filmmakers are now allowed to break copy protection measures of DVDs for non-commercial purposes.) Apple and the MPAA were none too pleased with this rule change. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ytech_wguy/20100726/tc_ytech_wguy/ytech_wguy_tc3236_2"
Link to Original Source

Comment: ***EMERGENCY AGREEMENT*** (Score 1) 145

by thisnow1 (#22416340) Attached to: New 'Net Neutrality' Bill Introduced
I would like to propose the following and would like to hear if anyone anywhere disagrees: 1. Anytime a board or elected official includes the possibility of holding "summits" or "dialogues" as part of a solution to an outstanding issue, it shall henceforth be considered NOT A SOLUTION! SUMMITS *DO NOT EQUAL* ACTION

In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982

Working...