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‘Unlocking’ your cellphone will be illegal starting Saturday

‘Unlocking’ your cellphone will be illegal starting Saturday

 

NSN NEWS ^ | Jan 25, 2013 | MSN Staff

 

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2013 11:16:08 AM by EXCH54FE

 

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Users will not be able to alter their cellphones to access different networks starting Saturday. But advocacy groups are questioning the law.

 

 

Starting Jan. 26, buying and unlocking a phone will no longer be legal in the United States.

 

The term “unlocking” a phone means to remove the security feature that prevents the phone being used on a different network. Once a phone is unlocked, it can work on more than one carrier’s network. Unlocking phones is useful for those traveling internationally because it allows phones to work on different networks.

 

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