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Cellphone unlocking bill passes Congress and heads to Obama's desk
Cellphone unlocking bill passes Congress and heads to Obama's desk

The House on Friday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would allow consumers to “unlock” their cellphones when switching providers. The chamber's approval comes a week after the Senate passed the bill, so it advances to the president’s desk with a few working days left before Congress’ August break. President Obama applauded Congress for passing the pro-consumer legislation and is expected to sign the act into law. "The bill Congress passed today is another step toward giving ordinary Americans more flexibility and choice, so that they can find a cell phone carrier that meets their needs and their budget," Obama said in a...

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