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Cingular suckage

2006-10-16 03:14:46.210435+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Okay, I'll accept the Cingular bullshit explanation of why they need my physical address:

A street address is required by Federal law to provide a geographic location for each wireless device that can be associated with the state, county, or city for tax purposes. In order to comply with the Mobile Telecommunications Sourcing Act (MTSA) of 2002, Cingular Wireless is required to capture and maintain a Place of Primary Use (PPU) address for all of its customers. PPU is defined as a valid street (physical) address within the defined licensed service area for the customer's home market.

But don't make it the only place you'll send me my bills, and if you don't like it on your checkout page, don't show it to me but not let me change it and whine to me about it.

And furthermore, if someone forcibly ripped all of the JavaScript out of those web pages, the world would be a far better place. Yet another place where trying to move my cursor around is a bad thing.

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-10-16 11:17:27.613458+00 by: meuon

Real reason: Where do we send the black helicoptors when we overhear you "thinking" or other bad things,