Is it Really 'Illegal' to Unlock Your iPhone?

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namedas - June 18, 2013 at 5:13am
The updated information is.....It is now legal to get our phones unlocked from third party unlocking services in U.S.Recently, I unlocked my mobile .I had to travel outside my country and I had to unlock it very quickly.My network provider prolonged the unlock process...and luckily the amendment of unlocking phone made legal saved my time.I used the remote unlocking service from and removed the network lock in my iPhone very easily.They unlocked my phone within few hours....
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harper - April 25, 2013 at 4:13pm
I think people will still unlock it, and there are many sites that's able to do it, I have tried two, attiphoneunlocking com was the good one, surprised me by unlocking my 5 in two hours, thought it was just ads, and iphoneunlockservice com was shit, 2weeks and it's not factory unlock, not worth the money.
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flo - April 10, 2013 at 2:29pm
For the people who wants to unlock ATT phones, go google attiphoneunlocking, they unlock any model and firmware up to date. I did mine there, took me couple hours.
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CITmAn - February 4, 2013 at 8:08pm
Just jailbreak it anyway. Who's ever gonna enforce this? I'd like to see it.
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Bob - February 1, 2013 at 6:09am
Cell phone companies charge for terrible service. The maps show coverage but in many cases those maps do not reflect anything at all. Cell phone companies charge the caller and the receiver of the call airtime so they effectively charge twice for each phone call. Cell phone companies have small infrastructure cost per subscriber compared to landline costs yet a monthly bill can 5 times what a landline costs. Cell phone companies should be gov't regulated like they are in Europe. They should have to pay big fines for offering crappy service and charging for it.
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navin - January 30, 2013 at 5:25pm
Sign the petition to get this law thrown out
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ballaflex - January 30, 2013 at 4:59am
hey u know Steve is dead "R.I.P" & he is the only one who have a word for this,so done whatever you want to his own conception. Peace !!!!!!!
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Larry - January 29, 2013 at 10:29pm
Somebody needs to create in cydia, an app thAt shows that my iphone it's still locked to AT&T that way the cops will leave me alone... Jejeje the judge will be satisfied.
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Mr.D - January 29, 2013 at 8:58pm
This law seems illegal and against common sense. Why would someone control what I do with MY phone? Whoever came up with this law should be placed in to a mental house.
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Hash - January 29, 2013 at 6:38pm
This whole thing doesn't make any logical sense. The concept of "LOCKED" phones is so that the carrier locks you to their service. This is why they offer you a SUBSIDIZED price for that phone that you just bought ON CONTRACT. In other words, you aren't buying a $200 phone, but a $650 phone. So people complaining they can't UNLOCK their phone in this situation are seriously lacking intelligence. If people want OFF THEIR CONTRACT, they have to pay EARLY TERMINATION FEES (ETF)s, so I have no idea what excuse phone companies have that you can't UNLOCK it if you are REIMBURSING their initial subsidy. If the phone is NOT SUBSIDIZED in any way, it should NOT be locked in any way. There should be laws ENSURING they UNLOCK it in this case. Laws the other way around, preventing one from UNLOCKING it in this latter scenario defy all common sense. (Who am I kidding, most laws in the United States lack common sense).
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