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A landmark exemption to US copyright law allowing Americans to unlock their cell phones should be strengthened to prevent trampling on the right of companies that recycle and refurbish handsets, their attorney told the Librarian of Congress Tuesday. The exemption would apply to a provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright …


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  1. Anonymous Coward

    Point missed

    "TracFone has no problem with recycling of handsets, and fully supports protecting the environment and preventing used phones from ending up in landfills,"

    Yeah well, TracFone have SOOOO missed the point - whether they mind or not, it would still be illegal without the exemption

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