When we receive our phone bills every month, perhaps we are looking at a bill to the tune of maybe under $100, or more if you have a family or business to run. However it isn’t very often that we see bills for a whopping $42,427.21 which is what a woman in Connecticut received from Verizon, and no it was not a mistake.
Usually bills this high is indicative of a mistake in the system, but in this case all the charges are accounted for. Basically the woman had allowed her friend to use her number, but the deal is that her friend had to pay the bills every month. Unfortunately the friend decided to skip town and let her holding the bag to the tune of a bill over $42,000. Read full post →Woman In Connecticut Receives $42,000 Bill From Verizon
Remember when Marriott got hit with a fine by the FCC for blocking the personal hotspots of their guests? The FCC also announced that they would be aggressively going after other establishments who pull such stunts. Now Marriott has since changed their mind about blocking the personal WiFi hotspots of their guests, but if you recall, they did file a request at the FCC for permission to do so.
Now it looks like Marriott has decided to pull the plug on that too. In a statement emailed to the folks at ArsTechnica, Marriott’s CIO Bruce Hoffmeister was quoted as saying, “Marriott International has decided to withdraw as a party to the petition seeking direction from the FCC on legal Wi-Fi security measures.” Read full post →Marriott Pulls Their Petition To The FCC To Block Personal WiFi Hotspots