NBC reports that Apple has asked the Federal Government to help stop hackers from jailbreaking the iPhone.
A spokesperson of Apple told the US copyright office that current jailbreaking is taking more wide spread as before. After this happen Sony recently filed a lawsuit against Iphone hacker Geohot for jailbreaking PlayStation 3.
It is also to be noted here that in July last year, the United States government ruled in the favor of iPhone jailbreaks and unlocks as legal, as long as they were not used for piracy purposes. It is also be noted on july last year when the US Government ruled in favor of iPhone Jailbreaks and unlocks