How to increase data center efficiency

Data centers fit thousands of square footage of cutting-edge technology into one space. Making sure all devices are up-to-date and in the best condition is imperative when managing a data center. Any slip-ups can result in the loss of substantial amounts of important information. To maximize a data center’s potential, it’s important to stick to…

Unlocked cellphones: What do they mean for consumers, recyclers?

Last year, the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act passed successfully, reversing a congressional decision that previously banned people from unlocking their cellphones. President Obama’s signage of this bill overturned the Copyright Office’s 2012 ruling against cellphone unlocking. With further review of this bill down the road, there is a chance the previous unlocking ban…

ISRI Continues Push For Bulk Unlocking of Mobile Devices

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, with the support of mobile device refurbishers and recylers, told the U.S. Copyright Office that bulk unlocking of cellphone and tablets for resale does not violate copyright law and should continue to be allowed. Eric Harris, ISRI’s associate council, testified before the United State Copyright Office May 26. ISRI’s position…