Share this story Towards the end of last month, the first full, software-enabled unlock for the hottest gadget in town was. Apple Iphone 6s Plus 128gb Unlocked. Tuneup 360 Keygen. IPhoneSIMfree's was quickly verified, and consumers who wanted an iPhone without having to sign a contract with AT&T rejoiced.
That rejoicing has become a bit more muted, however, as iPhoneSIMfree has now announced that it will not unlock phones for end users, choosing instead to deal only with so-called resellers. The development is a very dangerous one for customers in the United States, and users should fully understand the dangers involved before leaping into what appears to be a money grab. Business plan change on line 1 Originally, iPhoneSIMfree said it would sell its unlocking software directly to end users, but in an e-mail forwarded to us by a handful of 'interested customers,' iPhoneSIMfree changed its tune. The operation is now calling itself a 'wholesale only' company that will make the unlock available only to 'resellers,' leaving end users without the software they were told was coming. How To Unlock A Phone For Free At Home. The company now requires a minimum purchase of 50 licenses, with bulk pricing ranging from $36 (in lots of 50) to $25 per phone (in lots of 5000). Translation: you, too, can become a 'reseller' for the true 'entry-level' cost of $1,800.
The end result is that iPhoneSIMfree is asking for gobs of money up front, and to make matters worse, they're asking end users to essentially become business partners in a potentially illegal business operation. Legal danger Cell phone unlocking exists in a strange gray area in the US. Last year, the US Register of Copyrights to cell phone owners who wanted to unlock a phone to work on another network. But anyone can still run afoul of the DMCA by selling unlocking software or engaging in its distribution in any way, because the Register of Copyrights for those distributing unlocking tools. That's why another company, UniquePhones, put its plans to sell its own unlocking service on hold after from AT&T's legal department early last week. With iPhoneSIMfree's 'reseller' program,' the company is asking you to become part of a distribution scheme. It's a very gray area, legally speaking, because a 'reseller' in this instance is engaging in distribution by definition, even if no net profits are involved.