Mobile Phone Forums
Welcome to the Mobile Phone Forums

Go Back   Mobile Phone Forums > Mobile Phones > News
Register FAQ Mark Forums Read

News All the latest mobile and cell phone news delivered straight to your doorstep!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 16-03-2013, 4:13 PM
News News is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 170,172
News is on a distinguished road
Post Sign Now: White House Petition to Legalize Mobile-Phone Unlocking - Wired


Wired

Sign Now: White House Petition to Legalize Mobile-Phone Unlocking
Wired
But now there's nothing preventing the carriers from suing individuals and abandoning the practice of unlocking mobile phones for their customers. The carriers, however, last year told the Copyright Office, which every three years re-examines ...
White House Petition Lobbies to Make Cell Phone Unlocking LegalMac Rumors
Author of Cell Phone Unlocking Petition Makes Final Push for 100K SignaturesPC Magazine
Petition asks Obama to legalize unlocking of mobile phonesInfoWorld
The Next Web -NPR -CNET
all 89 news articles

Link To Original Article
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 27-03-2014, 12:40 PM
hiphopgal hiphopgal is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Phone: nokia 5233
Network: airtel
Posts: 204
hiphopgal is on a distinguished road
Yup Once it was illegal to unlock your cell phones..The White House agrees with the 114,000+ signature for the petition who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cell phones using third party vendors like OnlineGSMUnlock.com without risking criminal or other penalties. In fact, we believe the same principle should also apply to tablets, which are increasingly similar to smart phones. And if you have paid for your mobile device, and aren't bound by a service agreement or other obligation, you should be able to use it on another network. It's common sense, crucial for protecting consumer choice, and important for ensuring we continue to have the vibrant, competitive wireless market that delivers innovative products and solid service to meet consumers' needs. This is particularly important for secondhand or other mobile devices that you might buy or receive as a gift, and want to activate on the wireless network that meets your needs -- even if it isn't the one on which the device was first activated. All consumers deserve that flexibility.
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
White House Petition Lobbies to Make Cell Phone Unlocking Legal - Mac Rumors News News 1 11-06-2014 11:07 AM
White House Petition Lobbies to Make Cell Phone Unlocking Legal - Mac Rumors News News 1 15-11-2013 6:05 AM
Sign Now: White House Petition to Legalize Mobile-Phone Unlocking - Wired News News 0 02-03-2013 5:30 AM
Petition to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking Gets 100K Signatures - Mobile Marketing Watch News News 0 26-02-2013 3:22 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 9:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.0.0 RC6 © 2006, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright ©2015 PhoneForums.org