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Mr Matt

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Your EV-DO connnection might Byte your pocket book

Welcome back to the minefield of wireless services pricing, where a wrong turn will blow up your bank account. At least Verizon advised it's customers it was going take punitive financial action if they exceeded their 5GB monthly cap. On the other hand AT&T's overage fee is chump change when compared to Verizon's. Verizon should advertise their EV-DO service as follows:
The first 5GB cost $59.95.
Each additional 5GB costs $2,500.00.
It looks like AT&T's service offering is less outrageous but still over the top.

The question is what will Verizon do for nontechnical customer that has unwittingly installed up malware that sends spam or forgot to remove that screen saver they installed years ago, that allows an organization to use the customers unused CPU Cycles. Will the customer be expected to pay that $20,000.00 invoice for excessive usage. It is easy to tell when someone is using your wireless handset, it is not that easy to detect when malware is using your wireless data connection.