post #16 of 16
Originally Posted by MikeDT View Post
Maybe the US carriers do deep packet inspections to make sure their subscribers are not doing any non-approved tethering, like inspecting the browser's user agent string. Things like:- Mozilla/5.0 (iPad; U; CPU OS 3_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/531.21.10 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.4 Mobile/7B334b Safari/531.21.10 Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.2; Trident/4.0; Media Center PC 4.0; SLCC1; .NET CLR 3.0.04320) These could not possibly come from a mobile phone's web browser.
That's true, but I don't know that things get that far unless usage sends up a red flag. Also, that is what setting up a VPN is good for!