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Verizon Starts to Stop Jailbreakers From ‘Illegally’ Tethering

Following in AT&T’s footsteps, Verizon has begun blocking jailbroken customers from tethering their data, according to Forbes.
The Basking Ridge, N.J.-based carrier now requires users have a hotspot-capable data plan if they want to tether data from their smartphones to other devices. Users who try to tether through jailbreak apps like MyWi will be redirected to a Verizon webpage where they can upgrade to a capable plan for an additional $20 a month.
The report also says that AT&T is now automatically placing jailbroken tetherers onto its cheapest data tethering plan at $45 a month.
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