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Submission + - Cellphone Unlocking Bill Has One Big Gotcha (itworld.com) 2

itwbennett writes: The cellphone unlocking bill that passed in the House of Representatives on Friday, and which President Obama said he would sign, comes with a catch that will likely prevent you from switching carriers — at least right away: Your existing wireless contract takes precedence over the law. So if your wireless contract says that you can't unlock your phone until your contract expires, you can't do it.
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Cellphone Unlocking Bill Has One Big Gotcha

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