Verizon TOS updated; still behind the times


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James Kendrick has posted his take on Verizon’s new terms of service (TOS). After recently settling claims about their unusual definition of the word “unlimited”, they are up to some annoying tricks:

Verizon has posted their new TOS and sure enough they have cleared up what limits they may be placing on customer’s usage and what they will do as a result. This includes a very interesting clause about throttling users who exceed the 5 GB limit.

You should note under the acceptable usage listed in the TOS that “automatic data feeds” are not permitted meaning no automatic RSS feed checking. Ouch.

Full details over at jkOnTheRun


I'm a tinkerer and finally reached the point where I fix more things than I break. When I'm not tinkering, I'm probably editing a book for Maker Media.

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