t-mobile bans user's own apps
justin hugh daly
justinhughdaly at gmail.com
Tue Feb 27 20:48:15 CET 2007
but their hypocrisy is painfully clear when you
remember that these apps work fine on T-Mobile's
network, using T-Mobile SIM cards, if you buy your
phone directly from a manufacturer like
NokiaUSA.com [or fic ;)].
caveat emptor -- don't buy your phone from t-mobile
hurray for openmoko!
On 2/27/07, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang.rupprecht+gnus200702 at gmail.com>
> It appears that T-Mobile has just started banning third-party
> applications from running on phones they provide cellular service to.
> Grumble. Before this they seemed to have the best GSM deal in this
> part of the world (San Francisco Bay Area, USA).
> "This means T-Mobile feature phone users are prohibited from
> surfing the Web with Opera Mini, checking maps on Google Local for
> Mobile, listening to podcasts with Mobilcast, and using any other
> form of software not pre-approved by T-Mobile."
> I wonder how they'll react to an open phone where code like this comes
> as a "factory option".
> Wolfgang S. Rupprecht http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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