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The new policy only applies to new locked phones purchased after Saturday, meaning it will still be legal to unlock phones purchased before January 26 without permission.  ~CNN

1 year, 10 months ago on Come Tomorrow, Unlocking Your Phone Will Be Illegal Unless Done Through Your Carrier

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 @LeahGoodspeed Agreed.... And you may want to contact the carrier with that argument... What the new "Policy" says is that it's carrier discretion... So if they see you bought it outright, they may unlock it...Hard to say, but it's worth a shot... 

1 year, 10 months ago on Come Tomorrow, Unlocking Your Phone Will Be Illegal Unless Done Through Your Carrier

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 @Haloruler64 I gotcha... Once I went back and reread that, it was a little bit more clear... There's also a petition floating around you might want to include as well... I will post the link once I track it down again....  Bad thing about that petition is, it's on the White House Website, so it'll require 100,000 signatures in order to be considered... The whole thing is a joke if you ask me.... Thank you DCMA...

1 year, 10 months ago on Come Tomorrow, Unlocking Your Phone Will Be Illegal Unless Done Through Your Carrier

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 @TheDark_Knight It's only for UNLOCKING THE DEVICE to work with another carrier... Has NOTHING to do with unlocking the bootloader to root, or buying a device through EBay/Craigslist/etc....  It's supposedly to circumvent buying a phone through AT&T at a cheap price, and unlocking it to work on T-Mobile, For Example...

1 year, 10 months ago on Come Tomorrow, Unlocking Your Phone Will Be Illegal Unless Done Through Your Carrier

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Wrong.... According to Droid-Life, Rooting and Unlocking your bootloader is Legal (for now)... HOWEVER, unlocking the hardware (SIM Card) to make it either a global phone that you can take overseas, or flip to a different carrier (AT&T unlocking to work on T-Mobile) will be without carrier permission....  The Librarian of Congress is the one that "determined" this.... 

1 year, 10 months ago on Come Tomorrow, Unlocking Your Phone Will Be Illegal Unless Done Through Your Carrier

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 @nick0296 That's exactly what it is... Now that there's an untethered jailbreak on the release horizon, Apple is scrambling to get everyone updated, so they think they can outsmart the jailbreak community....  Apple, you haven't learned that our Dev's have outsmarted you and your "fixes" for the last few releases?

2 years, 6 months ago on Apple releases iOS 5.1.1

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