Jailbreaking is “fair use”

I’m currently taking CPSC 430 and one of the requirements is to keep a journal throughout the term. I will be blogging here my class notes, thoughts, and links as they come up that are relevant to the course material. Also, see the other posts in the CPSC 430 category.

Jailbreaking smartphones is considered “fair use” (at least in the US).

Jailbreaking as fair use:
Electronic Frontier Foundation (civil liberties union for electronic rights)

Jailbreaking contravened which law:
Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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