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DimPrawn
29th July 2009, 13:58
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/5931730/Dongle-users-risk-200-charge-for-downloading-too-much.html

Customers with "dongles" from O2 who download an extra 1GB of data beyond the amount included with their contract risk incurring a charge of £200, said moneysupermarket.com, the price comparison service.


Fook that!

voodooflux
29th July 2009, 18:07
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/5931730/Dongle-users-risk-200-charge-for-downloading-too-much.html

Customers with "dongles" from O2 who download an extra 1GB of data beyond the amount included with their contract risk incurring a charge of £200, said moneysupermarket.com, the price comparison service.

Fook that!


O2 and 3 both sent a text to alert the user when the limit was reached, it added.

Three certainly didn't send me a text when I hit my data limit yesterday.

Turion
29th July 2009, 19:14
Maybe an urban myth, but I heard about a guy who got surcharged over a grand after spending 2 days downloading a bootleg movie.

BrilloPad
29th July 2009, 19:18
Maybe an urban myth, but I heard about a guy who got surcharged over a grand after spending 2 days downloading a bootleg movie.

I thought some chap got charged 5k for downloading an episode of 24 while abroad.

Turion
29th July 2009, 20:03
I thought some chap got charged 5k for downloading an episode of 24 while abroad.

Downloading abroad is another matter. Without a decent roaming contract it is a license to bankruptcy.

BrilloPad
29th July 2009, 20:04
Downloading abroad is another matter. Without a decent roaming contract it is a license to bankruptcy.

They had a 3GB limit. Claimed they wre not told it was only for the UK.