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Old September 26th, 2013, 08:56 PM   #2359 (permalink)
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The law was passed many years ago and we had an exemption that expired earlier this year.

The Library of Congress ruled that carrier locking was a copyright issue and the Librarian - the one in charge - ruled to not extend the exemption.

People petitioned the White House because the game has been going on for a decade and the White House petitioned the FCC recently -

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57603386-94/white-house-petitions-fcc-to-make-cell-phone-unlocking-legal/
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