Marriott Fined $600,000 For Blocking Guest Wifi

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    Marriott has been caught blocking guests' mobile hotspots as a way of getting them to pay for wifi. I'm borderline clueless when it comes to technology, and even I know you can't do that. Via Bloomberg: "Marriott employees blocked mobile “hotspots” at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, while at the same time charging consumers, small businesses and exhibitors as much as $1,000 per device to access Marriott’s Wi-Fi network, the FCC said in a statement today." The post Marriott Fined $600,000 For Blocking Guest Wifi appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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