[Chugalug] Unlocking your Smart Phone is Illegal???

wes wes at the-wes.com
Tue Jan 29 06:17:24 UTC 2013


> >
> >
> http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57565730-1/unauthorized-unlocking-of-smartphones-becomes-illegal-saturday/
> >
> >  -- David White Founder & CEO
>
> I expect this to be revoked the first time a carrier denies an
> unlocked phone access to their network, and the call happened to be a
> 911 call.  Hopefully someone will get this worked through our
>
>
911 is always allowed. if you can convince the phone to do it, even without
a SIM. there is a market for old phones with no service just for emergency
calls. I believe the women's shelter gives them out for domestic abuse
cases, as one example.

-wes
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