White House Petition to Make Phone Unlocking Legal Falling Short, Under 72 Hours Remaining (Updated)
By Christopher Price on February 20, 2013
A petition on the White House’s “We The People” petition site is falling slightly short of its goal.
By Humberto Saabedra on January 25, 2013
Third-party phone unlocking becomes illegal in the US starting on Saturday, here’s what you need to know.
By Humberto Saabedra on July 26, 2010
The Library of Congress has codified a long-awaited exception to the DMCA that allows consumers to jailbreak/root devices in order to obtain and execute software by legal means that would not otherwise be allowed to run in the unmodified state of the handset.Â This makes the act of jailbreaking/rooting iPhone and Android devices legal, in […]
By Christopher Price on June 18, 2010
HTC has sent the site shipped-roms.com a cease and desist letter, demanding that they remove all HTC firmwares for phones. The site claims to have the largest collection of HTC ROMs available for download. The archival of ROM versions is important for two reasons. One, companies often do not offer firmware updates for older or […]
By Christopher Price on February 23, 2006
We are happy to report that we have resolved the issue with Sprint and PCS Intel. Sprint has withdrawn their DMCA notice filed against us today. Their complaint stemmed from information posted about Family Locator. We have modified our article to make it clear that Family Locator has not launched.