Why is posting about cracking Cydia apps against the rules

Discussion in 'iOS Jailbreak & Cydia' started by personman, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. personman

    personman Active Member

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    I mean jailbreak isn't supported by Apple and reverse-engineering the firmware is against the terms of use so Cydia apps don't even belong there.
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    murphmanny Banned

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    Jailbreaking isn't supported by Apple but isn't illegal. Cracked apps however are illegal.
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    personman Active Member

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    But is getting free Cydia apps illegal? Cydia was created by reverse-engineering the software which is against the terms of use.
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    It's not as illegal as pirating things that you should pay for though.
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    personman Active Member

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    Well, the App Store is official and obviously not against Apple's Terms of Use but Cydia was created by reverse engineering the firmware.
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    Nburnes Well-Known Member

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    How was Cydia created by reverse engineering?

    If you remember right the Installer and Cydia came before Apple even introduced the App Store to the iDevices........
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    wyndwarrior Active Member

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    So basically, Apple stole Cydia, they stole Cy-corder, and they stole Copy&Paste too. I'm hoping they would steal WinterBoard next.
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    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    against terms of use   !=   illegal
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    terms of use is not law, therefore it is not illegal to jailbreak
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    This site is run by people that are or support Dev's. If they support cracked Cydia apps then they will loose profit on their paid apps found in Cydia..Same thing for the app store ipodtouchfans doesnt suport cracked apps because they themselves make apps and sell them in app or support Devs ,this will make them loose money...Common Sense

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