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They may actually already be required to do this.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnuson%E2%80%93Moss_Warranty_...

It would really be interesting for someone to try to make an argument under this law that Apple must show that jailbreaking the device caused the malfunction before refusing service.

That said, mentioning the guy who dropped his iPad and was pretty much asking for a favor (Apple does not cover accidental damage) is silly. In practice, Apple actually /does/ ignore jailbroken-nes ls of phones when it comes to serious hardware errors, and they have even stated as much in their DMCA commentary.




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