Internet hottie, Justine Ezarik, loves texting on her iPhone. iPhone exclusive wireless carrier, AT&T, loves keeping track of every single byte transfered to and from their subscribers and recording said transfers on their bills. Note I said that they itemize every “byte,” not simply listing how many bytes or even listing how many many messages. They track and itemize every time a little byte of data goes from ones iPhone up to the wireless cloud and every time little iPhone pulls down a byte of data. Justine sent approximately 30,000 messages last month. Does anyone see a possible conflict here?
After this apparent screw-up hit the blogs and podcasts, AT&T made an “executive decision”:
Way to go AT&T! JBB
Music: Lunch With Gina from the album “Everything Must Go” by Steely Dan