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Is it Legal to Unlock a Smartphone?

Is it Legal to Unlock a Smartphone?

Do you have a smartphone but don’t want to be tied to a contract with a specific carrier? If so, you can choose to have it unlocked and use it with any other carrier you wish without getting sucked into any expensive contract.

But is it legal to unlock your phone? The answer is, yes!

At the end of the day, it’s all about property rights. If you own the smartphone, you essentially have the right to switch carriers at your will and install any software you like. In fact, the carriers do not have as strong of a hold on customers like they used to thanks to a number of important pieces of law. As of early 2015, carriers cannot deny a customer’s request to unlock a phone.

The Obama administration recently allowed the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act to come into effect, making it legal to unlock your smartphone. Not only that, the Cellular Telephone Industries Association and Federal Communications Commission convinced many US carriers to agree to new smartphone unlocking regulations.

The law originally began as a petition that as created by a digital rights activist, with over 114,000 people signing it. This big response …

Admissions Insights (1)

Admissions Insights (1)

Took this random group of shots of campus on Friday, but didn’t get a chance to post them till this morning because PhotoBucket was down and I couldn’t get them uploaded. As the Virginia Tech football team prepares to run out from the tunnel before each game, Metallica’s Enter Sandman” blasts over the speakers and all 66,000 fans start jumping. Tech Map London provides data and analysis covering every science and technology businesses in Greater London.techtech

What follows is in part an examination of the technology itself, but ultimately, offers a window into how it’s poised to change the way we relate to each other and our own humanity – and why it matters. Whenever you highlight single words (unfortunately, except for PDFs or iBooks at this point), you can view a definition or listen to the word read to you. Building a strong technology foundation will give them many opportunities that they would have not otherwise had. Our mission is to make sure our Northern tech communities have the information, networks, support and inspiration they need to further the growth and success we’ve seen in recent years. We’re a dedicated team working within the digital community across the seven …

Tech LadyMafia (2)

Tech LadyMafia (2)

Only in Ireland can you work on the world’s most challenging technology projects – and still have the time and space for a great lifestyle. When Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler took to the stage at TOA16 he echoed the thoughts of the changemakers in attendance when he said that the gravitational force of technology and innovation will shift squarely to Berlin”. Standard #5: Digital Citizenship: Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Among Kurzweil’s many honors, he recently received the 2015 Technical Grammy Award for outstanding achievements in the field of music technology; he is the recipient of the National Medal of Technology, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, holds twenty honorary Doctorates, and honors from three U.S. presidents.tech

Wearable technology could be a watch, glasses, a wrist band, a ring, a patch and possibly an implant! Nik Badminton researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how the worker is adapting, the sharing economy and how the world will evolve. It doesn’t have the capability because the technology to protect it didn’t exist at that time. He’s responsible for the …

TechCrunch (2)

TechCrunch (2)

If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. When Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler took to the stage at TOA16 he echoed the thoughts of the changemakers in attendance when he said that the gravitational force of technology and innovation will shift squarely to Berlin”. Standard #5: Digital Citizenship: Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.techtech

It seems like every time you browse the news headlines these days there’s another story about a corporation being hacked and losing their bank account, customers credit card accounts or identity. He has appeared on CBC radio with a nationally syndicated column, and on CBC’s Metro Morning, explaining and analyzing trends and developments in technology.

Unlike traditional commercial real estate where monthly utility bills such as power, water, gas, internet and other things, Atlanta Tech Village includes that at no additional cost. The mission of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Virginia Tech is to attract, recruit, and enroll a highly qualified, talented, and diverse student body in a manner that supports the university’s well-being. He holds a degree in Industrial Economics from …

Download the top 600 popular hashtags used on the internet

Download the top 600 popular hashtags used on the internet

We used the TagPredict search engine to build an updated a list of the top 100 hashtags used in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Blogs and the entire internet – total of the top 600 trending hashtags. Note that this list is updated to 23-Nov-2016, if you want an updated list you need to download the free TagPredict hashtags extension or just go and browse the live tables at http://hashtags.tagpredict.com

 

The data is in text format – just cut and paste or download the whole page! It is sorted from high popularity to low popularity. Good as gold 🙂

 

When you post for the entire internet:

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