Originally published: August 1, 2014
Last updated: August 1, 2014 - 10:26pm
[Commentary] President Barack Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, which finally grants Americans a right that 114,000 people petitioned for, the President argued for, that both the Senate and the House of Representatives unanimously agreed to pass.
So now we have the right to unlock our phones. But what does that really mean?
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- Congress passes cellphone unlocking legislation
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- Senate passes bill to allow ‘unlocking’ cell phones
- Major Wireless Carriers’ Commitment is Only the First Step for Real Device Unlocking
- NTIA Petitions the FCC to Mandate Mobile Device Unlocking
- Verizon acquires Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania, gains a bit more spectrum
- Newest Phone Unlocking Bill Criticized as 'Temporary Fix'
- The Story of Cell Phone Unlocking Reform
- Senate bill would legalize cellphone unlocking
- The Public Sector Considers Mobile-First Approaches to Citizen Interactions
- The Senate has advanced a bill to legalize cell phone unlocking