In response to:

"The Most Ridiculous Law of 2013"

Darkness Fish Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:58 PM
as is probably about 90% of the crap that congress and the administrative branch produces. This has been a problem for a LONG time. The constitution was cast aside decades ago and it has only gone from bad to worse over the last 10 years. It's poised to go from worse to intolerable in the next 4+ years.
Over the weekend, it became illegal to unlock and freely use one of the most important pieces of technology you own: your cell phone. A repercussion of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act is that it's up to the Library of Congress to determine what parts of copyright law are exempt. And until Saturday, Americans were allowed to do what they pleased with their phones.

Not anymore.

Bureaucrats at the Library of Congress intentionally allowed this provision of the onerous DMCA to lapse, preventing Americans from using technology that they buy as they intend to. Derek Khanna over...