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Does Verizon monitor what you download when you tether?

Discussion in 'Android Forum' started by jhopz38, Nov 28, 2010.

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    I use Easythether to tether my droid to my PC. So lately iv been downloading a lot of torrents mainly movies and i was wondering if Verizon monitors what i am downloading and find out I'm tether my droid and breaking the Verizon contract rules?

    Please help, thanks.
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    They cant, but they can monitor what user agent you're using on the network(so if your tethering they can tell), but they don't do that unless you exceed 5 GB/month, even then, they probably wont
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    Thanks!


    kk thanks for the help, and one more question. How much trouble can i get in if they did catch me?
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    Death.. .
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    Lol I have downloaded a total of 30 gigs in a month and Verizon didn't / hasn't said anything yet (knocking on wood )

    Sent from my etcha-sketch
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    Theoretically they could charge you for all of the data you used while tethering. No one has had a problem as of yet.
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    However, it's people such as yourself that may ruin it for the rest of us. Keep your data usage down, and quit downloading copyrighted material.
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