"involves unauthorized modifications to Apple's copyrighted bootloader and OS programs, it is a violation of 17 USC§ 106(1) & (2), unless such modifications are either within the scope of the licensegranted under the [licence] (which they are not), or are covered by the statutory rights under 17USC § 117 or by the fair use doctrine (again, which they are not... [T]heagreement flatly prohibits the modification of, orcreation of derivative works based upon, the iPhone Software. Nor is the initial act ofjailbreaking the only act of copyright infringement that users of jailbroken iPhones may need toengage in. Further modifications (hacking) of the OS are often necessary to enable certain kinds"of applications to run even after the basic jailbreaking is accomplished.
"Our client did not consent to use of its Fashion's Night Out trademark by your organization or its members and is extremely concerned by this unauthorized use of its intellectual property."Vogue staged the first Fashion's Night Out last year in New York and London (see event here). The event will be staged again this year in multiple locations. The AmeriKat muses that the motivating factor behind the letter is perhaps the tarnishing factor of a Fashion's Night Out event taking place in a Victoria and not a New York of London?