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Submission + - Unlocking your smartphone becomes illegal on Saturday (arstechnica.com)

sl4shd0rk writes: An edict from the Library of Congress is about to make phone unlocking illegal for the first time in 6 years. The new ruling comes with a grandfather clause. It will continue to be legal to unlock phones purchased before Saturday, January 26. But if you unlock a phone purchased after that date you could be liable under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
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Unlocking your smartphone becomes illegal on Saturday

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