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It is mobile9's policy to work with copyright owners to protect their intellectual property and to ensure that unauthorized content is not distributed via the mobile9 network.

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Library of Congress enacts new law that will fine consumers for unlocking cell phones

A new constitutional law says if you unlock your cell phone, you can go to jail. Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, it is now illegal to unlock your cell phone. The Library of Congress enacted the law on January 26, 2013, but it didn't actually go into affect until this week.

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Unlocking cellphones becomes illegal Saturday

The clock to unlock a new mobile phone is running out. In October 2012, the Librarian of Congress, who determines exemptions to a strict anti-hacking law called the Digital Millennium Copyright Act , decided that unlocking mobile phones would no longer be allowed. But the librarian provided a 90-day window during which people could still buy a phone and unlock it. That window closes Jan. 26.

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Twitter Outlines Copyright & Dmca Policy

Twitter has posted a set of guidelines designed to help users understand how it handles copyright takedown requests. The company said that the page will provide clear insight into the company's handling of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act .

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Documentary filmmakers win extension on fair use? of DVD, streaming video content

The U.S. Copyright Office has renewed an exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that allows documentary filmmakers to continue to rip content from DVDs and streaming video for fair use? incorporation into their work, according to Kartemquin, a Chicago documentary house that was part of a coalition that worked to originally secure the right in 2010.

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EFF Wins Renewal of Smartphone Jailbreaking Rights

The Electronic Frontier Foundation won renewal of critical exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act , including the upholding of jailbreaking rights for smartphones as well as new and expanded legal protections for video remixing.

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Now Legalized: Jailbreaking

The Librarian of Congress announced new exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act Oct. 25 that will impact what consumers are and are not allowed to do with smartphones, tablets, game consoles and e-readers for the next three years.

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