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25-10-2019, 17:45   #976
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Some might willingly sign up to them but plenty don't.
I disagree.

Another example of someone who firstly says that they never subscribed and know nothing about it.

But then the company prove to them that they have signed up.


"it does look like I might have double clicked their ad....... I unwittingly double clicked
........ inadvertently signing up for"

That sums it up perfectly.
Of course they wouldn't click to agree if they realised what they were clicking on.

I think everyone who has been hit with these messages has clicked to agree.
I don't like these types of businesses but people need to be more careful about what they click on
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25-10-2019, 18:22   #977
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Another good possibility for getting signed up is having a rogue App that performs click fraud. Forbes had an article recently about a popular, but rogue app SnapTube that even intercepted the subscription verification SMS messages:
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Upstream’s CEO Guy Krief described SnapTube as “literally a screen for the suspicious background activity. Under test conditions we found not just background advertising click fraud, but also countless examples of users being signed up for premium digital services or subscriptions even when the phone is not in use. No notifications appear on the screen whatsoever and the user has absolutely zero control.”

Upstream says it discovered SnapTube’s activities when the team observed “extremely huge volumes of suspicious transactions originating in multiple countries coming from the same Android application.” The team intercepted “subscription verification SMS messages” being sent to the devices infected with the SnapTube malware—part of the process to fraudulently purchase new subscriptions without any user knowledge.

Fobres article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/zakdoff...aredelete-now/
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25-10-2019, 21:58   #978
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it casts to my tv fine although the tv app itself won't work for some reason (Sony android tv) I recommend the hellhouse movie trilogy for found footage fans and there's a french tv series 'beyond the walls' that I really enjoyed plus that new Korean zombie movie is very good too. Creepshow too obviously
Well impressed with Shudder! Fire TV native app interface is great as is the content and streaming quality.

That's me sorted for Halloween
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Adding a monthly NordVPN subscription payable with credit also vastly expands the number of flicks on Shudder

It's not cheap though at 12.99 per month, so the combo of Shudder and VPN becomes €18/month

Any cheaper vpns worth trying (that can be paid using credit)?
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26-10-2019, 13:54   #980
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Adding a monthly NordVPN subscription payable with credit also vastly expands the number of flicks on Shudder

It's not cheap though at 12.99 per month, so the combo of Shudder and VPN becomes €18/month

Any cheaper vpns worth trying (that can be paid using credit)?
PIA is €7.52
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27-10-2019, 13:10   #981
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Any once off payment VPNs by any chance?
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27-10-2019, 22:58   #982
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I've nearly €70 and tried to buy a year of PIA, Google pay says that amount is prohibited by provider.
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27-10-2019, 23:11   #983
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Anyone know how to setup the play store to use Vodafone Credit as a payment option?
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27-10-2019, 23:40   #984
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Vodafone gave me 20e as a gift to use within 28 days.
I am on an unlimited plan anyhow so I don't know what to use it for.
Might enter a load of text competitions.
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28-10-2019, 06:13   #985
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I've nearly €70 and tried to buy a year of PIA, Google pay says that amount is prohibited by provider.
I assume you're with vodafone?
Worked for me last year with 3.
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28-10-2019, 07:11   #986
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from what i remember, there's a maximum limit of 30euro per transaction and about 200e per month ( not sure if there's a maximum number of transactions per week/month , just to stop kids accidentally buying in app levels/cheats with parent's money )
it's almost impossible to find info on the subject, but looking at VDF uk might shine some light...

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28-10-2019, 07:15   #987
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from what i remember, there's a maximum limit of 30euro per transaction and about 200e per month ( not sure if there's a maximum number of transactions per week/month , just to stop kids accidentally buying in app levels/cheats with parent's money )
That's for vodafone.
I'm with 3 and just got Shudder for a year, €47.88.

My VPN will renew in 10 days for €43.30.
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28-10-2019, 09:20   #988
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Looking for a good password manager that can work with Vodafone's transaction limit. 1Password and LastPass both are annual only and well over €30.
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28-10-2019, 09:51   #989
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Looking for a good password manager that can work with Vodafone's transaction limit. 1Password and LastPass both are annual only and well over €30.
Keepass is free and has versions for Windows, android, Mac and iPhone.
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That's for vodafone.
I'm with 3 and just got Shudder for a year, €47.88.

My VPN will renew in 10 days for €43.30.
What VPN do you use?
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