Unlocking IPhone And Other Smartphones Now 100% Legal, Thanks To Obama

Posted: Aug 2 2014, 6:43am CDT | by , in News | Other Stuff

Unlocking iPhone And Other Smartphones Now 100% Legal, Thanks To Obama
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You can now unlock your mobile phone, including the iPhone or any Android smartphone, to work on any carrier in the country

Today is a very significant day in the mobile industry of the US and the good news is for all the cellular customers in the United States because cellular unlocking has been made legal in the country. Now you can enjoy your phone anywhere in the country on any network you want because you can simply unlock your phone without having to worry about any legalities and make it work on any carrier in the country. The White House has stated that the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act is being signed today by president Barack Obama. Much to our luck, the Act was initiated by Senator Patrick Leahy and was approved by the Senate as well as the House of Representatives.

The issue of cell phone unlocking has been hanging in the air since a very long time and this Act was part of the several proposals which came forward this year with this regard. The Act came into place after several calls were put forward by the White House itself. A huge role was also played by an online petition which managed to get over 100,000 signatures seeking to legalize cellular unlocking once again in the country. Thanks to Sen. Patrick Leahy for finally taking this step and having this bill get passed from the Senate and the House. It is finally being signed by the president to become a law.

source: whitehouse

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