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  1. DavidinCT's Avatar
    Verizon draws fire for monitoring people's usage.

    Verizon draws fire for monitoring app usage, browsing habits | Politics and Law - CNET News

    Could this be what Microsoft doesn't want to allow them to do?
    Is AT&T any better ?
    10-16-2012 06:32 PM
  2. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    I find this very unlikely. It's possible that there may be minor issues but this sounds extreme. This is a problem that would have been found and addressed in the planning/prototype testing stages and not in final production testing where they should have been a weeks ago. If it was overlooked then some important people will be losing their jobs.

    I surely hope that Verizon is going to carry phones on launch and that this rumor is just that and nothing more. I am willing to jump to AT&T and I'll save $35 a month in the process. I used to be a loyal Verizon customer but they just keep going downhill and now I may wait for my contracts to run out and jump ship. T-mobiles buyout may finally bring their service to my area and I will go to them in a heartbeat.
    10-16-2012 08:00 PM
  3. freestaterocker's Avatar
    This "article" is pure FUD. Nothing more.
    10-16-2012 09:22 PM
  4. lancguy's Avatar
    The bigger question is(if remote access is true): Why is this not even questioned that Verizon can have remote access to your phone? What can they see and do? I am glad I am not on Verizon, but is there any other carrier allowed this access to my personal smartphone?

    If so I seriously want verified answers to my first two questions..:excl:
    You know, I just saw an article headline over on TomsHardware about how Verizon thinks selling customer information is perfectly legal...could this be related?
    10-16-2012 09:25 PM
  5. jdevenberg's Avatar
    THE SKY IS FALLING THE SKY IS FALLING!!!!!!!!!!!


    On another note, no. I have 0 confidence that this rumor is true. It just doesn't make any sense.
    10-16-2012 09:37 PM
  6. jmshub's Avatar
    While the rumor is probably fake, I am just glad that I am not a verizon customer.
    10-16-2012 09:38 PM
  7. Honestabebread's Avatar
    I'm getting hands on training with WP8 next week, so this seems highly unlikely. :)
    10-16-2012 10:32 PM
  8. VagrantWade's Avatar
    I'm really glad our writers don't post a story on every report from an unknown source they get. It could hurt your credibility.
    Yea, like the NokiaPureView twitter story.
    10-16-2012 10:42 PM
  9. independentvolume's Avatar
    I'm getting hands on training with WP8 next week, so this seems highly unlikely. :)
    Yep, I have a friend that has training coming up next week as well in Minneapolis. He's in the dark on what device/devices they will be using but it's definitely wp8.

    I'm guessing Verizon will make an announcement during or shortly after the training. Sounds like it's a big to do and big leaks will definitely happen. I know I'm going to milk my buddy as soon as he gets back.
    10-16-2012 10:52 PM
  10. Honestabebread's Avatar
    Yep, I have a friend that has training coming up next week as well in Minneapolis. He's in the dark on what device/devices they will be using but it's definitely wp8.

    I'm guessing Verizon will make an announcement during or shortly after the training. Sounds like it's a big to do and big leaks will definitely happen. I know I'm going to milk my buddy as soon as he gets back.
    I moved up from sales to the training department a couple of months back. I can tell you VZW is really on board with WP8. My training is early next week and I'll probably be teaching the classes at the end of the week. Gotta love how Verizon works with product launches.
    10-16-2012 11:04 PM
  11. independentvolume's Avatar
    Yeah, you should be. I think my buddy is heading out next Friday. I know he's going to be there all weekend but I'm not sure how much of that is training. I wouldn't think it would take more than a few hours.
    10-16-2012 11:39 PM
  12. ironsoulreaver's Avatar
    Yeah, you should be. I think my buddy is heading out next Friday. I know he's going to be there all weekend but I'm not sure how much of that is training. I wouldn't think it would take more than a few hours.
    Next Friday They sure are pushing it close to the launch date.
    10-17-2012 03:03 AM
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