Annoy Apple With a Torrent Client For Your Jailbroken iPhone or iPad

Unlike 150 million or more Internet users, Apple is not a fan of BitTorrent. Every time someone submits a perfectly legal piece of torrent-related software to their App Store, the company issues a blanket ban. In September last year there appeared to be a light at the end of the tunnel when software slipped through, but just days later the dream was over when Apple said the apps had been approved “by mistake“. The reasons Apple can exercise this kind of control are wrapped up in two issues. First, their absolute control over the content of the App Store and second, the restrictive DRM present in every single iDevice be it an iPod, iPhone or iPad. Thankfully there is a way around this with a technique called jailbreaking, an act which through software removes Apple’s control and allows third party software to run unhindered. …

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Annoy Apple With a Torrent Client For Your Jailbroken iPhone or iPad

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Thursday, February 7th, 2013 Net News

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