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Apple reportedly breaks iBooks for jailbreakers

Feb 18, 2011, 05:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lance Whitney)

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"Apple iBooks users who jailbreak their iPhone may find themselves locked out of their own book collection.

"Apple has allegedly built a jailbreak checker into iOS version 4 and above to see if someone's iPhone has been jailbroken with a hack known as greenpois0n, according to the Web site Social Apples. If the hack is found, then Apple reportedly blocks access to content in the latest version of the iBooks e-reader app.

"The unlucky iBooks user who reported the experience on Social Apples ran into the following error when trying to access an e-book on a jailbroken device: "There is a problem with the configuration of your iPhone. Please restore with iTunes and reinstall iBooks."

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