Imported Android Phones Run Up Huge SMS Bills

Imported Android Phones Run Up Huge SMS Bills
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Seems like some Aussies who didn’t want to wait for the first official local Android phone and decided to import them or buy them via eBay have had a few nasty surprises. David Neiger at APC reports that some imported G1 Android phones consistently try to contact T-Mobile in the US, resulting in some hefty SMS bills for unwary customers. As Neiger points out, phone importing is rife with these kinds of risks, especially with carrier-locked models.

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