As of January, it's illegal to unlock your phone to use across various carriers. However, jailbreaking, or the process of removing limitations on iOS to allow for certain downloads and customization, is still technically legal. Even when your contract with a specific carrier expires, it's still unlawful to unlock your phone by yourself using third-party methods, under a new ruling from the Library of Congress in January. If you want to switch carriers, authorized unlocking by an authorized carrier is still legal.
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Child pornography is illegal in most jurisdictions of the world. Convictions for possessing child pornography also usually include prison sentences, but those sentences are often converted to probation for first-time offenders. The United Nations Optional Protocol on the Rights of the Child requires states to outlaw the "producing, distributing, disseminating, importing, exporting, offering, selling or possessing for the above purposes" of child pornography. International obligations to pass specific laws against child pornography "punishable by appropriate penalties that take into account their grave nature" as well as enable extradition, mutual assistance in investigation, and seizure of property were mandated by the Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography.
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Skip to main content. A teenager has been arrested and charged in connection with the seizure of a firearm on Sylvester Drive in Old Harbour, St. Catherine on Sunday, February Reports from the Old Harbour police are that about p. A search was subsequently conducted and a Browning Single Action pistol with a magazine containing seven 9mm rounds was allegedly found in his waistband.
The legal status of fictional pornography depicting minors varies from country to country and concerns simulated pornography and child pornography. Some analysts have argued whether or not cartoon pornography that depicts minors is a victimless crime. Currently, countries that have made it illegal to possess as well as create and distribute sexual images of fictional characters who are described as or appear to be under eighteen years old include New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. All sexualized depictions of people under the age of 18 are illegal in Australia , and there is a "zero-tolerance" policy in place.