Is it Illegal to Jailbreak or Unlock Your Cell Phone?

Rooting and jailbreaking are the practices of removing certain restrictions on operating systems to serve the owner’s purposes. Hacking any Apple products’ DRM is collectively called jailbreaking, and rooting refers to bypassing Android DRM. Nearly all manufacturers of electronic devices from tablets to smart phones have protections called Digital Rights Management (DRM) software. DRM serves… read more

What Are The Penalties of Digital Piracy and Illegal Downloads in Texas?

The internet has rightly been compared to the settling of the American West. It is the final frontier. P2P and sharing software have made file sharing a simple process that anyone can learn in under a few minutes. New laws have begun cracking down on this behavior. Everyone remembers when Napster was shut down in… read more

When Can I Break the Speed Limit In Texas?

Technically, going a single mile over the speed limit is breaking the law. Most cops and state troopers understand that speedometers are accurate within two mph or less, depending on the age and model of the vehicle. The leeway traffic cops give drivers is situational. You should absolutely go the speed limit in school zones,… read more

What Firearms Can You Legally Carry in Texas?

Texas gun laws are known for being less strict than other states. According to Article 1, Section 23 of the Texas constitution, our state protects your right to bear arms. No permit is required to purchase a gun, and some firearms can be freely carried in the open. There are a few restrictions, however. Some… read more