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Networking

Submission + - It is Jan time for Virgin Mobile To Start Throttli (itproportal.com)

wesborgmandvm writes: "Virgin Mobile cuts smart phone users to 1/2 the data they give Broadband2Go users.

March 23rd, the company is going to cut off smartphone customers once they consume more than 2.5 GB data within a billing cycle, meaning once a user exceeds the 2.5 GB data cap, his/her Internet speed will throttled down to 256Kbps for the rest of the billing period. http://www.gottabemobile.com/2012/01/19/virgin-mobile-to-start-throttling-data-in-march/

About this time last year Virgin Mobile announced plans to start throttling the Broadband2Go to 5GB in a month.
http://mobile.slashdot.org/story/11/01/13/2234259/virgin-mobile-to-start-throttling-broadband2go"

Google

Submission + - Verizon Remotely Infiltrating User Phones (gizmocrunch.com)

wesborgmandvm writes: "Verizon has violated its license agreement to operate over a valuable chunk of public airwaves known as the C-Block. According to Free Press and Public Knowledge, Verizon has asked Google to block third-party applications on Android phones that allow “tethering,” or using a smartphone to connect to the Internet on another device such as a laptop.

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0711/58420.html#ixzz1RQDZilxQ

http://www.freepress.net/files/FreePress_CBlock_Complaint.pdf

http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Verizon-Plays-Dumb-About-Blocking-Android-Tethering-Apps-114797



Don't RTFA / take action totally uninformed: http://act2.freepress.net/sign/verizon_blocking/?akid=2602.8866068.JnE-kM&rd=1&t=2"

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