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A Short History Of iPhone Jailbreaking

Jailbreaking used to be a thing — the iPhone was capable of far more than Apple permitted it to do, and jailbreakers liberated it. But as the iPhone's official capabilities expanded in number and scope, the reasons to jailbreak for most people have diminished, even as Apple's efforts to stomp out have made it an increasingly difficult enterprise.

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