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AT&T Says They Love to Unlock Customers' Devices, Forgets Not

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In response to all of the hullabaloo over this phone unlocking situation that was created when the Librarian of Congress determined that it would be illegal to unlock a carrier-branded phone without approval, ATT has decided to toss in their two cents. Posted to their public policy blog, Joan Marsh, ATT’s Vice President of Federal Regulatory, made it clear that they have no problem unlocking their customers’ devices. That’s right, any customer “whose account has been active for at least sixty days; whose account is in good standing and has no unpaid balance; and who has fulfilled his or her service agreement commitment,” will have their phone unlocked by ATT without issue. Talk about a list of qualifications. 

Marsh claims that the policy is “straightforward,” which I agree – it’s straight forward,

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