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Cellphone Unlocking Bill Has One Big Gotcha

itwbennett (1594911) writes | about 3 months ago

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itwbennett (1594911) writes "The cellphone unlocking bill that passed in the House of Representatives on Friday, and which President Obama said he would sign, comes with a catch that will likely prevent you from switching carriers — at least right away: Your existing wireless contract takes precedence over the law. So if your wireless contract says that you can't unlock your phone until your contract expires, you can't do it."
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No big deal (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#47552345)

It grandfathered in existing contracts. That's the fair thing to due.

Re:No big deal (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 3 months ago | (#47552625)

do, DO, DOH!

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