Fair Go - Pre-pay internet loophole

Did you see Fair Go last night?

Teenager Anthony Allen found a loophole when surfing the internet on his Telecom cellphone. He surfed around for a while and checked his prepay balance and found it was -$116! He then topped up with a $20 card and his balance was $20 because once your pre-pay phone gets to $0 you can’t go into debt.

The loop hole is that on some websites you’re not cut off when you run out of credit while you’re on that same website! The same thing can happen on Vodafone.

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Co-founder of Throng. Favourite TV shows recently: Homeland and The Newsroom.
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