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Mobile device “right to unlock” comments

Comments filed with the Copyright Office to support renewal of a pro-consumer exemption from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, so that consumers have the right to “unlock” the computer software inside their mobile phone or tablet that binds it to only one wireless network.  Unlocking prolongs the useful life of a phone or tablet by allowing a consumer to use it with the wireless network of the consumer’s choosing.  This gives consumers more choices and more affordable options.