“What do you get in the end?” Jay Freeman asks Motherboard in the interview. “It used to be that you got killer features that almost were the reason you owned the phone. And now you get a small minor modification.”
The death of jailbreaking has been caused by a four things of things: 1) Apple’s increased security has made it harder, 2) If a hacker does find a vulnerability they can make up to $1 million selling it. 3) Most of the best jailbreakers have moved onto high paying security jobs. 4) If you can jailbreak an iPhone, you’re exposing it to security vulnerabilities.