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FTA: "...no company or person has the right to tell you that you may not do what you like with your own property. Let us say that you bought a hammer. The hammer is clearly designed for hitting nails, and it is sold at a hardware store, next to nails. Are you really restricted to using it for hitting nails? Do you need to buy a special license to photograph it, or use it to tenderize meat? ...Although I just recommended a casual disregard for certain laws, you must remember that there are laws you ought to respect. Texting and driving comes to mind. That's not "doing what you want with your device." That's putting the people and things around you in immediate danger."

The User's Manifesto: in defense of hacking, modding, and jailbreaking: http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/04/18/the-users-manifesto-in-defense-of-hacking-modding-and-jailbreaking/


Original posting by Braincrave Second Life staff on Apr 21, 2010 at http://www.braincrave.com/viewblog.php?id=176

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