AT&T Puts a Price on Privacy


Users who want to sign on to GigaPower by AT&T, the carrier’s 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service that just become available in Kansas City, Missouri, have an interesting choice. They can pay $70 with the understanding that their online movements will be tracked for commercial purposes — or they can pay an additional $29 a month to avoid the monitoring. The service went live in Austin, Texas, about a year ago. Since then, “the vast majority have elected to opt in to the ad-supported model,” said AT&T spokesperson Gretchen Schultz.

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AT&T’s gigabit service matches Google Fiber’s price – if you let them spy on you

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AT&T will roll out its Gigapower service to Kansas City soon, but it’s only matching Google Fiber’s pricing if you’re willing to be spied on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199372-atts-kansas-city-gigabit-matches-google-fibers-price-if-you-let-the-company-spy-on-you

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