It only takes one. We’re not talking about Lay’s potato chips or crisps. We’re tailing off a breach at the world’s largest consumer credit agency that affected 15 million T-Mobile customers. There’s now another security hole that Big Magenta’s subsidiary, prepaid carrier MetroPCS, has just finished patching up.
But if you’re one of the 10 million customers that had their data so easily accessible, there’s little comfort in finding out that the hole was a “pretty bad f*ckup on MetroPCS’s side.”
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Adam Doud propped some major points against buying a new phone with your carrier in this weekend’s debate post. If you haven’t taken a look at his post, please do so to grab some context.
But at this point, I think it’s time for some B sides to this discussion. Not only a counterargument, but a hybrid proposal that could break your perception of the usefulness of a contract.No contract, but no credit
Even though our “big four” carriers in the US are striding away from the model ever so slowly, in this day and age, we’re really [...]