US Unlocks Its Mobile Phones

US Unlocks Its Mobile Phones
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200611261917A piece of news that may have wider implications than it may at first appear: The Register reports that the US Congress' copyright office has reviewed the 1998 Digital Millenium Copyright Act which prevents unlocking of cellphones in the US and decided that it will now permit mobile phone subscribers to unlock their phones, allowing them to be swap over to rival network providers.

Guy Brighton
  • 27 november 2006

A piece of news that may have wider implications than it may at first appear: The Register reports that the US Congress’ copyright office has reviewed the 1998 Digital Millenium Copyright Act which  prevents unlocking of cellphones in the US and decided that it will now permit mobile phone subscribers to unlock their phones, allowing them to be swap over to rival network providers.

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