Originally Posted by wizwor
This is just a sliver of the stat, but right at this moment, there are 32,909 active listings for unlocked cell phones on ebay. These people, btw, are the target of this law.
Why here we sign a 2 year contract get a subsidized phone. Then its our phone we can sell it or use it with some other carrier as long as we pay our monthly dues. Many people do that some online stores even buy and sell such phones.
American carriers are just fleecing customers and most of you don't realize it. Just read a blog post today where a guy was complaining that At&t enabled and started billing him for data where as he was on a voice and text plan only just because he was using an iPhone with data disabled