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Xbox 360 Jailbreaker May Need Real Jailbreak 359

Posted by Soulskill
from the root-root-root-for-the-home-team dept.
An anonymous reader writes "Back in July, the Librarian of Congress officially made it legal to jailbreak your iPhone (or any phone). So why is it that the government is trying to prosecute Matthew Crippen for jailbreaking Xbox 360s? If convicted, he could face up to three years in prison, and lawyers are trying to prevent the author of a book about jailbreaking the original Xbox from testifying in Crippen's defense. What kind of law says it's okay to jailbreak the phone in your pocket, but not your gaming console?"
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Xbox 360 Jailbreaker May Need Real Jailbreak

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