Cell Phones Freed! Poor Suffer?

“Owners of $600 smartphones can rejoice in last week’s ruling by the Library of Congress exempting cell phone unlocking from the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. So can environmentalists and business travelers.

But prepaid wireless purveyor TracFone called me this week to explain how the ruling I fought for will hurt poor people’s ability to afford cell phone service. Which one of us is right?”…. <More>

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