Originally Posted by DerekVOF
As I understand it, the passcode isn't designed to "brick" the iPod Touch if stolen, but rather prevent anyone from getting access to what you'd consider important personal information (e.g., email accounts, credit card info, etc.).
Yeah that would make sense.
Well I'm not saying their story was true, but either way, it's not like it really matters. They stole it or found it, the original owner doesn't have it, and they're not going to attempt to give it back, so I just decided to go for it anyways.