US adopt laws that legalize themselves unlock mobiles




In the United States passed a law that allows phone owners can legally unlock their device. This makes it possible to use the phone. On another network Currently still need permission from the telecom provider.

The bill has already been introduced earlier in the Senate and is now adopted in the House of Representatives. The law still has to be signed by President Obama, but he has already managed to give birth any objections. After the law, Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, comes into force Americans can legally unlock their phone without permission from the telecom provider. Needed By unlocking a mobile phone, it is possible to use it. On a different network

In 2010 was a law passed that made ​​jailbreaking and unlocking of mobile phones is legal. However, this was get permission from the provider. However, Telecom Providers could determine when a customer is eligible to unlock his or her phone. In addition, in 2012 determined that the self unlock a phone, so without the consent of the provider, is illegal: Congress ruled that unlocking cell phones did not have to be excluded from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. This will unlock currently marked as copyright infringement.

With the adoption of the aforementioned unlock-law, which was put on the map by politicians petition from citizens, does therefore change. When the law was passed in 2015 to be re-defined or unlocking remains legal. Then every three years to determine whether the law is maintained about unlocking. It should, moreover, also be determined whether the law will also apply. For tablets and other devices

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