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Friday, August 15, 2008

Why you shouldn't hardware SIM unlock your iPhone 3G!

The baseband chip in the iPhone 3G is:
designed around SIM-based hardware hacks, and so any attempt at them must use fake identifiers. This information is said to "leak" into cellular networks, generating errors.


Therefore, these errors are stored in the operator's network and might be considered as tampering with the mobile phone network.

In countries like Germany, as a result, a person could allegedly face up to three years in prison, and in the US, it may fall under legislation designed to combat terrorism.


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