free hit counter maxconsole.com share image
maxconsole
www.maxconsole.com - 1.09.2015
 
 
Visit Zevera!
HOME - FORUM - REVIEWS - $ SUBMIT NEWS $
nac3 nds
     
White House formally responds to phone unlock petition    

  White House formally responds to phone unlock petition
Added by Gauss on 4.03.2013

'We agree with you'.

The White House voices support for cellphone unlocking petition in formal response: 'It's time to legalize cell phone unlocking'.

 

Like ... Dislike ..
Total Likes : 3
Total dislikes : 0

icon
  Discuss in our forums

line1

That's right, the White House has just issued its official response to the petition calling for President Barack Obama to legalize the practice of unlocking cellular phones in the U.S..

In short, it looks like the administration agrees wholeheartedly! The author of the letter is R. David Edelman, Senior Advisor for Internet, Innovation and Privacy. Here's a summary of what he said:

It's Time to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking.

"The White House agrees with the 114,000+ of you who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cell phones without risking criminal or other penalties," Edelman writes.

"The Obama Administration would support a range of approaches to addressing this issue, including narrow legislative fixes in the telecommunications space that make it clear: neither criminal law nor technological locks should prevent consumers from switching carriers when they are no longer bound by a service agreement or other obligation."

So, while we're not going to see immediate change, it appears that a chain of events is now in motion in which the FCC and Congress will potentially play a huge role.

You can read the response in its entirety HERE.


Maxconsole:
Everything you need to know about gaming since 1995

line2

text
Discuss this in our forums

Click here to discuss about this news in the forums


 

 
 

top posts



new

icon
Top 3 Smart Watch Phones From GearBest
Today, let us compare the iMacwear M7, GV18 Aplus and ZGPAX S29 phones that are infact a watch also!
icon
MGS5 Special Edition PS4 Has Small Typo
Your MGS5 PS4 is now worth 'thousands' of dollars!
icon
Women Are Just Prizes In Video Games
You can't ignore the latest video from GamerGate's biggest enemy!
icon
Two New Nintendo 3DS Systems Coming This Fall
Other GameStop Manager Conference Announcements Include amiibo Cards and Wii Remote Plus Controllers
icon
Racist Slave Trade Game Prompts Social Backlash
Lived on Steam quietly for 2 years. Now suddenly finds itself at the forefront of Social Networking.

review

icon
EXCLUSIVE: Official MaxConsole Amiiqo Review
Amiibos. You've probably heard of them by now!
icon
REVIEW: 'Satellite Reign' from Early Access Steam
What it is: A futuristic/cyberpunk top-down strategy/action game.
icon
The Best Gaming Consoles That People Buy
Now that the new generation is out, the old console favourites still have alot of value in them.
icon
Cobra ODE Review
Senaxx over at PS3Crunch reviews the Cobra ODE device on his PlayStation 3
icon
REVIEW: JXD-S7300 Gamepad2
Another Exclusive In-Depth Hardware Review by Maxconsole

 

DirectElectronique.com Distributeur officiel R4i SDHC

 


 

down1

SF

 

Contact us


Advertise on maxconsole.com





0 wallclock secs - 0.40 cpu secs