Sign Now: White House Petition to Legalize Mobile-Phone Unlocking - Wired
Sign Now: White House Petition to Legalize Mobile-Phone Unlocking
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 ...
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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.
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