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Canadian Man Hit With $11,000 Cellular Bill for Letting Kids Stream Movies
Old 02-12-2012, 08:41 PM   #1
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Canadian Man Hit With $11,000 Cellular Bill for Letting Kids Stream Movies

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Parents with young children are often faced with the task of finding ways to keep their kids entertained while traveling. Thanks to all the new technology out there, family sing-alongs and "I Spy" are mostly a thing of the past. These days, many caregivers rely on electronics to keep the kids occupied and prevent them from being bored. When John Gibson of Saskatchewan took his two kids to visit their grandparents in Phoenix over the Christmas holiday, he decided to let his kids stream movies such as "Curious George," "Spider-Man" and "Shrek" from his Netflix account using the kids' grandfather's air-card on his laptop. Little did he know that once the grandfather got the bill from his wireless provider, he would be in for quite the shock. His bill totaled more than $10,000 for what cellular provider SaskTel clarified as roaming charges and constant Internet.
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