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White House Comes Out in Favor of Cell Phone Freedom

RiffRaff Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 8:25 PM
I seriously doubt the WH agrees with 140,000+ of us. More than likely the WH realized the Library of Congress exceeded its authority. How in the world is the Library of Congress empowered to pass a national policy detrimental to cell phone users? That's insane!! Obama is just cleaning up their mess.
Happy Jake Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:42 AM
Hey, whatever the reason, it proves that Barack Obama is actually capable of sensible moves. Now, what that means for the reasons behind some of his other decisions is another matter.
Today, the White House issued an official statement that unlocking your cell phone - which became illegal earlier this year due to a Library of Congress ruling - that they'd make a push that consumers who own their own cell phones should be allowed to unlock them:

The White House agrees with the 114,000+ of you who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cell phones without risking criminal or other penalties. In fact, we believe the same principle should also apply to tablets, which are increasingly similar to smart phones. And if you have...