Originally Posted by pr_capone
So... I pay $300 for a piece of equipment and it is illegal for me to modify it to my liking?!??!! I have yet to root my Note II. I will purposely wait for it to be illegal before rooting it.
Then... I'm pulling the tags off of my mattress & pillows. The Govt has no business telling me what I can and can't do with any of my property if I'm not causing harm to another.
It's not illegal to root it. It is illegal to unlock the phone to use it on another carrier without your carriers permission.
AT$T and T-Mobile will usually assist you in unlocking your phone so that you can use prepaid Sim cards overseas.