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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 361: Don't Lock Me, Ma!

Apparently, the five largest operators in the US have agreed to some priniciples when it comes to allowing you to unlock your mobile device. Except they pretty much already do all of these things. And the press is cheering this?

Why are these phones sold locked in the first place? Don’t we all sign two year agreements when we take a handset subsidy?

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 361: Don't Lock Me, Ma!

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