Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Mar 2013 19:28 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "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 paid for your mobile device, and aren't bound by a service agreement or other obligation, you should be able to use it on another network. It's common sense, crucial for protecting consumer choice, and important for ensuring we continue to have the vibrant, competitive wireless market that delivers innovative products and solid service to meet consumers' needs."
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RE[3]: Unlocking Phones
by Alfman on Tue 5th Mar 2013 04:11 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Unlocking Phones"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

roblearns,

I was going to reply, but it'd be redundant with what you've just said. I don't see how anyone could get out of their contract obligations by simply disconnecting their phone. If they could then early termination fees would be 100% pointless.

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