'We agree with you'.
The White House voices support for cellphone unlocking petition in formal response: 'It's time to legalize cell phone unlocking'.
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:
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.
NEWS SOURCE #1: White House issues official response Cellphone unlocking petition (via) TheVerge
NEWS SOURCE #2: White House phone unlock (via) EnGadget
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