Is iOS 7 jailbroken yet? Good question!

Is iOS 7 jailbroken yet? No. Well, if you can jailbreak iOS 7, you'll get tons of dollars in your pocket right now! A new website,, is offering a huge amount of money funded by the crowd for the lucky developer(s) who'll be able to jailbreak iOS 7.

What makes you sure it's real? Another good question! The website is created by some popular people like Kyle Wiens, co-founder and CEO of iFixit, Biella Coleman who is professor and author of "Coding Freedom" and more!

The website - is iOS 7 jailbroken yet - collected $2432 while writing this post! The prize money will - of course - go to the first developer(s) releasing an open source iOS 7 jailbreak.

The rules? the open source jailbreak must be able to jailbreak the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, 5c, and 5s running iOS 7, including iOS 7.0.4.

Why they’re doing it:
We strongly believe that users should have the freedom to control their devices. We wanted an open source jailbreak for iOS 7, giving users the capability to install what they want on their own devices and the ability to audit the code they’re using to do so. Jailbreaking is also critical to ensuring that the disabled are able to use their mobile devices as easily as possible. So we started a prize for the first people who can do it.
Saurik, Cydia creator, comment on the project:
The primary problem I have with this website is that it attempts to change the dynamics from one of “people who do things that are fun to make devices more open” to one of “people who do things to win cash prizes”. Meanwhile, it changes the dynamics in the minds of the people contributing: normally, people contribute after the fact to the teams that built something that they found of value; under the model of this website, people contribute ahead of time, and then hope that the thing that is released works for their specific device (or even “runs on their computer”, etc.), and if it doesn’t they are kind of out of luck.
So, your thoughts?


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