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The Public Has Spoken – 100,000 Americans Sign WH Petition on Cellphone Unlocking

Mark1963 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 9:08 AM
RIGHT!!! Maybe in the "new reality" the Librarian of "Congress" has the same Legislative "Power" as Congress. If so, that also needs to be changed IMMEDIATELY!!!

On January 26, 2013, the Librarian of Congress issued a ruling that made it illegal to unlock new phones. Unlocking is a technique to allow your phone to use a different carrier. Doing so could place you in legal liability for up to 5 years in jail and a $500,000 fine (specifically the Librarian of Congress allowed the existing exception to lapse). This prohibition is a violation of our property rights, and it makes you wonder, if you can’t alter the settings on your phone, do you even own your own phone?

The ruling is a clear example of crony-capitalism, where...