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U.S. lawmaker introduces bill to legalize cellphone unlocking

alphadogg (971356) writes | about a year and a half ago

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alphadogg (971356) writes "A U.S. senator has proposed a bill that will allow consumers to unlock cellphones for use in other networks, after the Obama backed over 114,000 petitioners http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/petition-legalize-cell-phone-unlocking-tops-100000-signatures http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/petition-legalize-cell-phone-unlocking-tops-100000-signatures who asked the government to legalize the unlocking of smartphones. "You bought it, you should be able to use it. My Wireless Device Independence Act ensures you can unlock your device," said Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, in a Twitter message on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/RonWyden/status/309074335040159745"
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