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Library of Congress Updates Jailbreaking and Unlocking Rules

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I don't get it.

Jellz

Oct 26, 2012, 8:24 AM
1. Why is jailbreaking/rooting a tablet different from jailbreaking/rooting a phone?

2. Why should unlocking a phone be illegal?
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Globhead

Oct 26, 2012, 9:43 AM
Because the law was written by politicians who are whores to the industry.
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speed4evr

Oct 26, 2012, 10:00 AM
They definitely dont look out for the consumer lol or there would be goals for the number of that will be unlocked...This prevents consumer choice.
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dlmjr

Oct 29, 2012, 11:31 AM
I have no idea why tablets are being differentiated, but as for unlocking a phone, it would be illegal if you got a subsidised device and signed a contract.

If you paid full retail, it was probably unlocked when you purchased it if requested.
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