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"The Most Ridiculous Law of 2013"

Grey_Wolf Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:57 AM
they still dont get it you buy the phone and it payed the phone it is yours to do what you want with...just as if you buy a car you dont have to keep it just like they designed you can mod it...and your computer...this is where they need to remember we paid for it there for if were not stealing the software to make one like it to make profit then bite doesnt hurt there profit to mod something to the way we want it to work for us...
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...