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House Passes Weakened Phone Unlocking Bill

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Feb 26, 2014, 1:42 PM

I'll keep holding my breath

The companies dont want to unlock phones and won't, it doesn't matter what the law says. ATT has like a quarter billion phones out there, and you can legally purchase a used phone that's completed its year contract and they still won't unlock it. Just give you a BS run around about how you need to open a linen of service with them and have the phone on your account for such and such period and Then they Might unlock it.

They say its because there's such a selection of unlocked phones out there but that's a lie too, what store can i walk into and just buy an unlocked device that isn't a $600 exclusive edition but can actually use our bands?

So yeah, I'll keep holding my breath for the carriers to stop forcing me to break the law to unlo...
I've been saying for many years that the industry is trying to take complete control of the consumer. The phone has become a necessary evil and the industry acknowledges this. After many years of being a consumer of the wireless industry and observing...
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