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Unlock Smartphones Illegal 2013

Unlocking Mobile Phones Will Become Illegal In The US This Weekend

Following the announcement of recently added amendments to the¬†Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in late October, Tech News Daily published a new report intended to remind readers that, as of this Saturday, the process of unlocking certain mobile phones will be considered “illegal”. For those who are unfamiliar with the…

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Jailbreaking The iPad And Unlocking Are Now Considered Illegal Under The DMCA

The DMCA or Digital Millennium Copyright Act encompasses the legality of the circumvention of digital devices and their software. Since Congress passed the DMCA in 1998, the Librarian of Congress (the head of the Library of Congress, who’s appointed by the President) can grant exemptions to the DMCA. Since 2010,…