Originally published: August 1, 2014
Last updated: August 1, 2014 - 9:26pm
[Commentary] President Barack Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, which finally grants Americans a right that 114,000 people petitioned for, the President argued for, that both the Senate and the House of Representatives unanimously agreed to pass.
So now we have the right to unlock our phones. But what does that really mean?
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