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switching between phones?

Discussion in 'alt.cellular.verizon' started by speedlever, Jul 5, 2004.

  1. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     



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  2. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  3. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  4. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  5. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  6. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  7. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  8. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  9. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  10. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  11. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  12. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  13. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  14. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  15. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  16. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  17. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  18. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  19. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     
  20. Chuck Drake <drakechuck@insightbb.com> wrote:
    > So does this mean that if someone got a hold of someone's ESN that they
    > could program their phone and then make calls and text message under that
    > ESN and suddenly rack up the charges to the "stolen" ESN?


    You can't put an ESN into a phone - you're stuck with the one it came with.

    --
    JustThe.net Internet & New Media Services, http://JustThe.net/
    Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / 888.480.4NET (4638) / sjsobol@JustThe.net
    PGP Key available from your friendly local key server (0xE3AE35ED)
    Apple Valley, California Nothing scares me anymore. I have three kids.
     

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