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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Be forewarned. Unlocking new smartphones will be illegal starting Saturday

25

January

Smartphones purchased after Saturday can no longer be unlocked legally without carrier approval. The exemption from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 no longer applies to new phones purchased Jan . 26 and later.

[Last modified: Friday, January 25, 2013 3:18pm]

    

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