Jailbroken iPhones leave users more vulnerable

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  1. carfreak95

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    Well first off there are almost no viruses...

    And if they were any they would be in that illegal app...
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    So that article is just crap i guess
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    Here we go again. It's the Peanut Butter principle.

    A judge used to go around saying he wouldn't let his kids eat it. A survey had proved that people who committed crime ate lots of the stuff. And thus, he didn't want his children growing up criminal. The judge knew of course this was a fallacy. The reason why criminals ate so much peanut butter was because they consumed it in prison while waiting for trial. The effect was being highlighted over the cause.

    People who jailbreak iPhones install more viruses than people who don't. True. But this is only because the law of averages increase the more you do something. If I download 5,000 files a day onto my computer I'd be at greater risk than someone who downloads 1,000. Downloading nothing makes me bulletproof.

    This logic is something certain 'reporters' (I use the term loosely) use as a method to increase hit counts to their publications. It also reminds me of another story…

    I walked down a dark street and saw a man under a street light looking down.
    "You lose something?" I asked.
    "Yeah, my wallet over there," the man replied pointing toward a dark alley.
    "Why are you looking here?"
    "The lights better."

    IF: Problem Occurs
    AND: Research is Difficult
    THEN: Look Elsewhere

    Tabloid Journalism at its finest.
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    Lulz

    Look at the statistics, if anything they provide a more safe environment.

    If apple allowed themes and pretty much any descent app, along with access to certain places in the file system, everyone would be happy.

    The only main reason apple hates people doing this is because of

    A) crac*ed apps
    B) Unlocking.

    Many developers are pissed because apple hasn't done anything to prevent A.
    AT&T should be pissed, or is, at B.

    But when it all comes down to access to the phone, apple is never going to let it happen.

    Even my frigging $50 nokia phone supports themes.
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    good update ...................................

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