Joshua Hill, also known as "p0sixninja", tweeted Thursday that "Things have progressed to the point where we don't expect anymore roadblocks. ETA for greenpois0n is 10/10/10 at 10:10:10AM." (Presumably that's GMT, along with 6:10:10 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 3:10:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.)
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Some have warned about fake greenpois0n tools that have been circulating.
While Apple discourages jailbreaking, which enables users to run unapproved apps on Apple devices and run those devices on networks other than AT&T's, the practice was declared legal under U.S. copyright law over the summer despite the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Apple iOS 4.1, released in September, boasts improved performance, access to Game Center, FaceTime calling and more.
Oct. 10, because of its unusual 10.10.10 date, could be an active day on the technology scene. Ubuntu 10.10 is expected out that day, for instance.
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