quote: Just repeal every single thing President Obama has ever signed into law, and all of his Executive Orders. That's a start.
quote: Go to K-Mart. Buy a phone.
quote: That's the problem right there. Most people *don't* buy their cell phones, they lease them. And generally the company doing the leasing is free to set terms of usage.
quote: That would drive down cost of the phones that are priced artificially high to begin with. I'm sure that Samsung, Apple and the others don't want unsubsidized phones to become the norm.
quote: But in an Oct. 2012 re-review, the LoC Librarian sided with OEMs like Apple, Inc. (AAPL) ruling that unlocking was actually illegal. For consumers the ruling meant that they could void their warranties if they unlocked.
quote: His nomination is expected to go through, despite some controversy over his remarks which indicated he might have allowed AT&T, Inc. (T) to purchase Deutsche Telekom AG (ETR:DTE) subsidiary T-Mobile USA, a move which his predecessor Mr. Genachowski fought to block.
quote: In other words, Chairman Wheeler has done a 180, going from lobbying for a trade group that was one of unlocking's largest opponents, to heading the federal government's top wireless regulatory agency and championing unlocking.