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Unlocking Your Smartphone Will Be Illegal Starting Next Week

Smartphones and Unlocking Plus The Law

Starting next week, it will be illegal to unlock your smartphone without permission from the carrier from whom you purchased the device. In October 2012, the Library of Congress determined that unlocking a smartphone without carrier permission violated the Digital Millenium Copyright Act and was therefore illegal. Following its decision, the Library of Congress issued… Read more »