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Bumpus
02-26-2009, 12:52 PM
Holy crap!!!

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Man-gets-27-000-phone-bill-after-watching-Bears?urn=nfl,144070

"On November 2, Wayne Burdick (not pictured) was aboard a cruise ship in Miami waiting to depart on a Caribbean cruise. While still docked at the port, he set up his laptop and wireless card and accessed his Slingbox device which allowed him to watch a Chicago Bears game via an Internet connection. When the game was over, Burdick closed his computer, embarked on the cruise and returned home to find a bill from AT&T charging him over $27,000 for the three hours of Internet usage.

Apparently, AT&T had charged Brudick the international rate for the access. At two cents per ..."

playmaker1
02-26-2009, 02:55 PM
That was the lions game too.... wow, that sucks...