May 11, 2010

MP hit with $10,000 iPhone bill

Another cell phone bill victim. A South Australian member of Parliament was hit with a $10,000 bill on his taxpayer-funded phone after his son downloaded football games. At least he's in a position do something about it.

quotemarksright.jpg He has taken the complaint to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, who said he would follow it up with the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA).quotesmarksleft.jpg

[via The Sydney Morning Herald]

Related misfortunes:

-- $62,000 telephone bill for downloading Prison Break

-- $950 bill for two hours of TV on cell phone

-- $22,000 bill for downloading four episodes of Friends while abroad.

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