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“Mobile Unlocking DMCA Exemption” Petition Passes 100k

cellphone_usersAll eyes are on the White House now as a WeThePeople petition on whitehouse.gov requesting the Library of Congress reverse the previous decision on rendering cell phone unlocking illegal has surpassed the 100,000 signature threshold for a response. While this does compel an official response from President Obama, it should be noted that he cannot force the Library of Congress to overturn their decision.

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However, gaining a positive response from the President would shine some political pressure to act and greatly raise awareness on the matter. If you have not signed it yet, head over to https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/make-unlocking-cell-phones-legal/1g9KhZG7 and add your weight to the pressure!

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