Intellectual Property

You May (Legally) Unlock Your Cellphone Once Again

No longer a copyright infringement

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President Obama this afternoon signed into law a bill that makes it legal for consumers to unlock their cell phones.

"As long as their phone is compatible and they have complied with their contracts, consumers will now be able to enjoy the freedom of taking their mobile service—and a phone they already own—to the carrier that best fits their needs," the White House said in a statement.

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