Verizon reportedly blocking access to Google Wallet on its Galaxy Nexus

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Nexus' started by Jung136, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. leakim13

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    Pretty sure having to use a card or cash like I've done my whole life won't make any difference in my phone purchase decision.

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    It is pretty ironic how a Google branded phone, featuring a "pure Google experience", is having it's own app blocked. Geezus...

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    This is exactly why we have the modding community. I'm going to hack and run the Google wallet app just out of principal. Screw you Verizon.
     
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    um who really cares about this and thinks that we are not going to be able to install the app ourselves? let them keep it off the phone to begin with there is no way they can block the app from the phone after the customer has it and knows what to do...
     
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    "That's life, bro" was Standard Oil's business slogan, I believe.
     
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    Very good!

    The only requirement for evil to prevail is for good people to do nothing! If you've only got one cable provider, you can often thank your local politicians... you town likely has an "exclusive" contract with the cable company. One could go to the town meeting and try to change that. Our town now has THREE cable providers because people went to the meetings and did something about it. Isn't it amazing that if you don't do such things, our politicians (in the name of competition, safety, whatever) always manage to do things that benefit our corporate overlords? And the providers always say things like "... well if you DON'T give US exclusive rights, then it just isn't worth it for us to come into your town..."
     
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    I never said I was mad at google or samsung. I'm mad at verizon and other corporations like them that try to infringe on our rights. its not "just the way it is". its attitudes like that that are the reason we have these problems in the first place.

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    Case in point

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    I don't know man, I live in a city. Some places around town, people have Comcast, other places, we are only offered Brighthouse. A guy just down the street from me has Uverse, but it's not offered at my residence. It sucks, Brighthouse is much more expensive than Uverse, but there's nothing I can do about it. I guess complaining to a politician might help...

    In any case, maybe we can rise up, and fight Verizon to drop their exclusivity agreement with ISIS, and change their contract to allow us to use Google Wallet.

    Good luck
     
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    Same here, the community should all do this. Stick it to the man! Boycott ISIS.

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    Besides, there's not tentative date for when we'd even get ISIS. So effectively, we'd have nfc on our phone and no way to use it...B.S.
     
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