Verizon will temporarily lock phones to its network starting this spring – The Verge

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Verizon has historically been one of the best carriers when it comes to selling unlocked phones — every major smartphone it offers comes unlocked out of the box — but that generous policy is changing, according to a report from CNET. Verizon is now …
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