Slate is reporting that while the Obama administration has long been making noises about trying to support phone unlocking it’s also been busy readying legislation that would actually ban the practice.
Ultrasn0w, the iPhone Dev Team’s iOS unlocking tool, was broken recently by Apple’s “aggressive compiler optimization.” Whatever. It works again, sort of, but only for iPhone 3G and 3GS. The iPhone 4 uses a different baseband so that version will have to wait. [iPhone Dev Team via BGR]