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Verizon Wireless Verizon to start locking phones again in order to combat phone theft

Discussion in 'Wireless News' started by JFB, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. JFB

    JFB Gold Senior Member
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    To be honest, I think it's just an excuse to lock phones to their network.
     
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    Yes, the reason is totally lame. I hope FCC comes after them with a vengeance.
     
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    Sad, but true. I don't think the current FCC administration that wants to get rid of net neutrality would do that
     
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    Good point.

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