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re: Petition to legalize unlocking cellphones gets 100,000 signatures
mcgrathdylan   2/23/2013 12:20:53 AM
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Sina Khanifar just alerted me that the White House just took action to make the results of federally sponsored science more open. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/response/increasing-public-access-results-scientific-research

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re: Petition to legalize unlocking cellphones gets 100,000 signatures
Bert22306   2/23/2013 11:27:12 PM
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It's about time the cell phone industry is opened up, much like the wired telephone industry ws way back in the 1980s. We should be able to buy any cell phone we want to use with any provider we want. I never understood why in the US, consumers are so often herded into these walled gardens, in the past 30 years or so, and put up with it.

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re: Petition to legalize unlocking cellphones gets 100,000 signatures
Robotics Developer   2/24/2013 4:05:49 AM
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I would welcome the freedom to use my own cellphone as I wish rather than being locked into any particular provider. I am amazed at the really dumb laws that get passed with the apparent goal of protecting some company rather than the consumer! Way to go!

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re: Petition to legalize unlocking cellphones gets 100,000 signatures
screennamerez   3/4/2013 10:15:01 AM
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I have read the article and i came to know unlocking is illegal in USA after Jan 26-2013.But the petition pending to get approval from higher authority.If you want to unlock Old DCT nokia phones,Samsung old model phones and some other brands old models(Purchased before jan-2013-26),you can use free code.Get free unlock code from the site http://www.unlocking4free.com/ and unlock it.



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