AT&T Warns Jailbreak Tetherers Again: Stop It Or Pay

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AT&T’s issued its second warning to jailbreak tetherers: either sign up for their official Personal Hotspot tethering plan, which costs $45 for 4GB, or AT&T will upgrade your mobile data plan for you.

In March, AT&T similarly warned iPhone users via SMS and e-mail that unless they either stopped tethering their computers to their iPhones through jailbreak apps like MyWi, or they’d automatically be signed up for AT&T’s DataPro plan, which costs $45 ($20 more than the base iPhone data plan alone) and allows for 4GB of data between an iPhone and any tethered devices, such as a laptop.

It’s just a reiteration of a previous ultimatum, but it’s pretty clear AT&T means business here. Expect life for the frugal jailbreak tetherer to become a lot more complicated in coming weeks.

[via Electronista]