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Is It Illegal To Unlock a Phone? The Situation is Better – and Worse – Than You Think

Is It Illegal To Unlock a Phone? The Situation is Better – and Worse – Than You Think
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You bought and paid for your phone but unlocking it to work on the network of your choice may be illegal

 


Is It Illegal To Unlock a Phone? The Situation is Better – and Worse – Than You Think (via EFF)

Legal protection for people who unlock their mobile phones to use them on other networks expired last weekend.  According to the claims of major U.S. wireless carriers, unlocking a phone bought after January 26 without your carrier’s permission violates the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA…


 


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