"The revelations about the National Security Agency's surveillance apparatus, if true, represent a stunning abuse of our basic rights," the organization's open letter reads. "We demand the U.S. Congress reveal the full extent of the NSA's spying programs."
After a number of so-called "Band-Aid" solutions, Congress has introduced the smartphone legalization bill of activists' dreams.
"The DMCA's unintended consequences on our rights to modify and repair the electronics we buy, and to remix and make fair use of copyright content could easily be fixed as part of a larger Copyright reform act."
Lots of companies are throwing their weight behind the effort to keep smartphone unlocking legal. But big corporations like Microsoft and Google aren't joining the fray.
Editor's Pick The Make Unlocking Cell Phones Legal petition has been heard loud and clear in Washington, and the Obama administration is saying yes.