Cellphone unlocking petition hits 100,000 signatures

The US government will have to reconsider its decision to ban cellphone unlocking, after an online petition reached the necessary 100,000 signatures.

Understanding the legality of an unlocked smartphone

Legal protection for individuals who unlocked their mobile phones for use on other networks officially expired last weekend.

Jailbreaking is a right, not a crime

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has kicked off a campaign to maintain and expand exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in an effort to protect jailbreakers and video remixers.

Is Fox News stifling freedom of speech?

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) has harshly criticized Fox News for suing a US senate candidate over the alleged use of "copyrighted" footage in a TV and web ad.