WiFi Show up on bill?

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  1. xxcypherxx

    xxcypherxx New Member

    Jul 12, 2008
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    Hey guys. So I know that when you access the internet, the time of the data transfer goes on the bill. Me and my family are going to stay at a hotel for a little bit that has WiFi setup. My question is, does the wifi access show up on the bill? Like what time you were on? Thanks
     
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  2. Youngbinks

    Youngbinks Zealot
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    Jun 4, 2007
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    If the WiFi is offered free from the hotel then it will NOT show up on your bill. Actually, even if you have to pay for the WiFi access you will most likely need to pay via credit card so it won't show up on your bill regardless.
     
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  4. Anderson3G

    Anderson3G New Member
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    Jul 12, 2008
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    No, an open wifi connection is free and not recorded on bill.

    Now, some hotels have costs to use their wifi connections - so double check that.
     
  5. xxcypherxx

    xxcypherxx New Member

    Jul 12, 2008
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    Wow, thanks for the fast response guys!
     
  6. xxcypherxx

    xxcypherxx New Member

    Jul 12, 2008
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    If my parents login to att.com and check our account and stuff is the WiFi access recorded in there?
     
  7. Ezekiel2517

    Ezekiel2517 Member
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    Sep 20, 2007
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    nope not at all
     
  8. dturner

    dturner Zealot
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    Dec 15, 2007
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    Just be sure to heed this advice. I would think if there was a charge, you couldn't assess before paying anyway. But it never hurts to be sure.
     
  9. xxcypherxx

    xxcypherxx New Member

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    When you go to setting>wifi> and then you choose a network, do you automatically use that and NOT the AT&T one? So if you go to the web you will not be using the AT&T internet and just wifi? Then once you deactivate wifi the AT&T internet picks it up? Is that all correct?
     
  10. Fred87nc

    Fred87nc New Member
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    Jun 19, 2007
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    If you watch porn on your iPhone while on hotel wifi, it will show up on your bill as XXX material.
     
  11. lady_bugz22

    lady_bugz22 Member
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    Jun 13, 2008
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    Fred87nc how do you know this? j/k :laugh2:
     
  12. kakofonix

    kakofonix Member
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    Oct 2, 2007
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    Actually, they just give you a second bill with the following in fine print: "We know what you were doing over our free wifi and we will let your wife know too unless you pay this second bill, you freak!"
     
  13. xxcypherxx

    xxcypherxx New Member

    Jul 12, 2008
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    Does anyone have a serious, valid response to my question?
     
  14. eye-Fone

    eye-Fone Zealot
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    Jul 5, 2008
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    If you would tell why you have all these concerns and questions, we may be in a better position to help you.
     
  15. kr3st

    kr3st New Member
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    Jul 1, 2007
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    Its obviously because he wants to watch or look at porn on it and doesn't want it to show up in case his parents check it.
     
  16. xxcypherxx

    xxcypherxx New Member

    Jul 12, 2008
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    Because I want to be able to access myspace and facebook and my email at whatever hour of the night without my parents flipping a *****
     
  17. lady_bugz22

    lady_bugz22 Member
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    Jun 13, 2008
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    It does not show up on the AT&T bill of what you were viewing or at what time
     
  18. jareknyc

    jareknyc Member
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    Aug 27, 2007
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    haha what a joke :)
     
  19. ColsTiger

    ColsTiger Zealot
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    Mar 8, 2007
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    Don't scare them to death. They'll be dropping their new iPhone out of the window.;)
     
  20. ColsTiger

    ColsTiger Zealot
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    Mar 8, 2007
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    Nothing viewed or accessed over wifi will show up on your parents' AT&T bill. Don't sweat it. MySpace and FAcebook all you want.
     
  21. eye-Fone

    eye-Fone Zealot
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    Jul 5, 2008
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    Nor will it show up on any WiFi bill that your parent will receive.

    Having said that, a log *is* probably kept at the hotel's service provider's firewall/proxy server. However, it usually takes a court order to release those to third parties (your parents or even the hotel, for example).

    Don't sweat it Lauren, enjoy the iPhone!

    By the way everyone, "xxcypherxx" is female, so all your porn remarks were probably for nothing.
     

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