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Topic # 13149 24-Apr-2007 19:54
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Hi

Im getting really anoyed. Some of my friends have managed to get free internet on thier phones but when we tried it on my phone we couldnt do it. Ive donwloaded  mini opera like they have BUT its the internet profile we having trouble with...

I have a v3x and to complete a new internet profile we needed alot more information than what my mates needed on thier phones (they have older motorollas and sony ericsions)

My mates only needed the port1 number and that was it.

On my v3x i need not only port 1, but port 2, dns1, dns2 and all sorts.

Does anybody know what I need to get free internet on my phone... or know of any other way to get free internet.

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  Reply # 68345 24-Apr-2007 20:01
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There is no such thing as 'free' in terms of free mobile data, unless you are referring to the ability to exploit the prepaid system to get large amounts of data with minimal charges?




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  Reply # 68346 24-Apr-2007 20:03
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Well there is coz about 20 of my mates have free internet..... we have spent literally HOURS on the internet (proper websites) on thier mobile phones and thier ballance doesnt move a cent.

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  Reply # 68347 24-Apr-2007 20:08
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Mobile data tends to be billed by data rather than time. My push email enabled Apache stays connected for literally hours at a time but barely hits a meg during that time.

Remember that just because its easy to get away with, doesn't make it legal or right. Though at the same time, Vodafone should really be clamping down on those who abuse it.




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Reply # 68351 24-Apr-2007 20:34
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There's no such a thing as free Internet on mobile phones. If someone is using this way is just exploiting a flaw... And disclosing anything like this here is outside the rules of the forum.






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  Reply # 68353 24-Apr-2007 20:47
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And furthermore, mobile broadband prices have made leaps and bounds in recent times with the like of 200mb plans and 1GB plans. $10 excess charges for the next quota is a added bonus too.

Surely as a 'Manager & Owner', you understand the necessity of being all legit and up front? While its quite easy to download copyrighted material illegally, does it make it right? Other examples include downloading copies of windows without the required licenses.




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  Reply # 68357 24-Apr-2007 21:27
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Many of you may not know but it is possible. (its not free though you only think it is)

holdenfan. What you are trying to do is stupid!!!
It works but only for a month before your sim gets barred and you get called by vodafones fraud team asking to pay. In the new prepaid terms there is a section about not being bale to pay a bill, but you will be asked. After doing this you will try top up your mobile it will not work and your sim will barred. I Know this!

This is possible as there is a loophole in the prepaid data balance system. It basically allows you to go on the internet but racks up a bill even if you have gone through all you credit. be prepaired to face the consequences.



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  Reply # 68364 24-Apr-2007 22:06
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Sweet then. everybody just be a jerk. Me and my mates will just keep working on it ourselves.... the fact is they go on internet and download photos and all osrts of crap and two of them have been doing it for over a year so all your crap about it not being free and sim cards getting destroyed and all that is a load of crap... coz we have been doing it.

Maby we are the first to do it and thats why you guys know nothing about it... uf thats the case im shutting up now. Delete this!!!!

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  Reply # 68368 24-Apr-2007 22:13
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holdenfan: Sweet then. everybody just be a jerk. Me and my mates will just keep working on it ourselves.... the fact is they go on internet and download photos and all osrts of crap and two of them have been doing it for over a year so all your crap about it not being free and sim cards getting destroyed and all that is a load of crap... coz we have been doing it.

Maby we are the first to do it and thats why you guys know nothing about it... uf thats the case im shutting up now. Delete this!!!!


Funny with statemenys like this you leave yr website and what you do as your signature, just think if i bought playstations off you and never paid for them, how would you feel, the reason we pay high costs is because of pple like you trying to get e free lunch

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  Reply # 68369 24-Apr-2007 22:14
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holdenfan: Sweet then. everybody just be a jerk. Me and my mates will just keep working on it ourselves.... the fact is they go on internet and download photos and all osrts of crap and two of them have been doing it for over a year so all your crap about it not being free and sim cards getting destroyed and all that is a load of crap... coz we have been doing it.

Maby we are the first to do it and thats why you guys know nothing about it... uf thats the case im shutting up now. Delete this!!!!

You are the only person being a jerk. It has been pointed out that the practice is obviously designed to defraud the telco, and that the discussion of commiting fraud (e.g. a how-to) is just not welcome here.

As the owner and manager of your free USA webspace I would think your vast business experience would have alerted you to some of these facts.

People do know about this stuff, and in some circumstances it may be possible, but your friends will probably be the first to moan if their SIM gets banned and they lose their number.

Your first sentence was basically "Im getting really annoyed, Some of my friends are stealing internet, and I cant." So really - get off your stupid little bandwagon, and pay for your service, instead of asking in public how to steal, linking to a free webhost making yourself out as 'owner and manager' ROFL, and pointing into your trademe account - thats like putting a 'kick me' sign on your back.







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