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Unlocking smartphones deemed legal once again

by: Edgar CervantesAugust 1, 2014
America, the land of the free, didn't quite live up to its motto in terms of mobile liberty. This changes today, as the White House deems unlocking phones legal.
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White House Moves to Free Up Wireless Spectrum

by: Daniel CharltonJune 16, 2013
President Obama issues Presidential Memorandum aimed to improve spectrum efficiency within the government and free 500 Mhz for industry use.
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4G providers tell the White House that it can’t force them to follow government security guidelines

by: Gary SimsMarch 26, 2013

Some of the biggest names in American telecommunications, including AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Comcast and Microsoft, have released an inconclusive report about how the US government should enforce (by law if necessary) cyber security controls in the communications sector. The working group, which was set up to advise the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), reported that there was no consensus within the committee regarding the extent to which the government should “encourage” the communications industry to use the so-called “20 Controls.”

The 20 controls is a list of practices that all infrastructure and utility companies (including electricity, [...]

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White House says making unlocking phones illegal was a bad idea, aims to fix it

by: Joe HindyMarch 4, 2013

The whole cell phone unlocking thing left a bad taste in the mouths of Americans. It’s bad enough that developers get hounded by carriers for unlocking bootloaders and obtaining root, but unlocking the SIM and changing carriers was something we all thought we’d have forever. Until we didn’t have it anymore. In response, a petition was started at the official White House website to get that overturned. A couple week ago, my esteemed colleague J. Angelo Racoma reported that the petition had a whopping 100,000 signatures. Now, the White House has responded.

Their response? That the petition signers were right in their thinking. Apparently, the White House [...]

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White House petition to legalize mobile unlocking reaches 100K goal. Anonymous, EFF and Congressmen have expressed support.

by: J. Angelo RacomaFebruary 21, 2013
The petition asking the White House to consider removing the ban on mobile unlocking has reached its 100K goal, which means we can expect an official response soon.
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White house petition to make unlocking legal still needs 28K signatures. Only 5 days to go!

by: J. Angelo RacomaFebruary 18, 2013
The White House Petition to make mobile phone unlocking still needs 28,000 signatures in 5 days before the authorities are compelled to respond or act. Have you signed already?
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