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Tell Lawmakers: Legalize Cell Phone Jailbreaking

Under current law, unlocking one's cell phone -- or "jail breaking" -- is classified as a felony offense!

Cell phone owners should be able to use their devices in whatever ways they see fit. After all, the phones are their property.

Strikingly, under current law, unlocking one's cell phone -- or "jail breaking" -- is classified as a felony offense!

A short bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Goodlatte would change this and allow consumers to unlock their mobile devices if they should choose to.

Act now! Add your name below and tell your U.S. Representative and Senators to support the "Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act."

Public Comments
Nov 6th, 2015
Clinton S. from Salt Lake City, UT signed.
Dec 4th, 2014
Julie J. from Palos Park, IL signed.
Sep 30th, 2014
Carol H. from Southern Pines, NC signed.
Aug 15th, 2014
Someone from Largo, FL signed.
Aug 13th, 2014
Jon S. from New York, NY signed.
Jul 21st, 2014
Donald & Sandra P. from San Saba, TX signed.
Jul 17th, 2014
Janet K. from Maynard, MA signed.
Jul 14th, 2014
Donna B. from Old Fields, WV signed.
Jul 11th, 2014
Helen F. from Anchorage, AK writes:
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Why must I buy a new phone to change carriers? My carrier is good in state only. Every other carrier in my state is good for the entire USA. Less monthly charge. I like my phone want to keep it and change my carrier without another unnecessary expense.
Jun 28th, 2014
jonah f. from Prescott Valley, AZ signed.
Jun 26th, 2014
Michael T. from Rio Vista, CA signed.
Jun 21st, 2014
Someone from Anchorage, AK writes:
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Can't afford to keep buying phone. Want to keep the one I have till it wears out!helen
Jun 10th, 2014
Jennifer H. from Fairmont, NC signed.
Jun 10th, 2014
Someone from Anchorage, AK writes:
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As a sr with a paid in full phone I want to change carriers to cover more area but can't without buying another. This 4s was a birthday gift I can't afford to buy another this one worked fine and I know how to use it. Don't want another phone but do want another carrier!
Jun 9th, 2014
Yvonne L. from Torrance, CA signed.
May 29th, 2014
George L. from Phoenix, AZ writes:
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I Europe they are allowed to use any carrier for any cell phone. This is like a monopoly for the US carriers to continue doing this.
May 8th, 2014
Someone from Franklin, TN signed.
May 5th, 2014
Robert L. from Old Hickory, TN signed.
May 1st, 2014
Kenneth F. from Mercer, MO writes:
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this would drop the cost of cell phone service if passed
May 1st, 2014
Stephen V. G. from Charlotte, NC signed.
Apr 30th, 2014
kenneth c. from Sanborn, NY signed.
Apr 29th, 2014
Cynthia G. from Conroe, TX signed.
Apr 25th, 2014
Jose S. from Marshfield, MA signed.
Apr 25th, 2014
Someone from Highland, CA signed.
Apr 25th, 2014
ROBERT G. from West Mifflin, PA signed.
Apr 24th, 2014
Ronnie D. from Lakewood, WA signed.
Apr 24th, 2014
Edward W. from Acton, CA signed.
Apr 19th, 2014
Beverly E. from Gainesville, TX signed.
Apr 18th, 2014
Ingrid C. from Long Beach, CA signed.
Apr 17th, 2014
Kevin R. from San Diego, CA signed.
Apr 16th, 2014
Joyce M. from Fort Worth, TX signed.
Apr 16th, 2014
Corinne B. from Oakland, OR writes:
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Unlocking a cell phone should not send a person to jail. That's ridiculous.
Apr 14th, 2014
Mike G. from Surprise, AZ signed.
Apr 13th, 2014
Someone from Saratoga Springs, NY signed.
Apr 13th, 2014
Someone from Saratoga Springs, NY signed.
Apr 13th, 2014
Jeff H. from Southampton, PA signed.
Apr 10th, 2014
James S. from Huntsville, AL signed.
Apr 10th, 2014
J R B. from Lexington, KY signed.
Apr 9th, 2014
Marvin K. from Dallas, OR signed.
Apr 9th, 2014
Todd S. from Sioux City, IA signed.