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It's Now Officially Legal To Unlock Your Cell Phone

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    Obama signs cell phone unlocking bill; It is now officially legal to unlock your phone — Tech News and Analysis

    by Kif Lewsing - August 1, 2014

    -- It is now legal to unlock a cell phone in the United States. As promised, President Barack Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act into law on Friday, the White House announced in a blog post. Previously, unlocking your phone — modifying its firmware — could be considered a violation of federal copyright law, although it was rarely enforced.
     
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