Mobile broadband

Jonathan Stowe jns at
Fri Dec 19 12:20:30 GMT 2008

2008/12/19 Denny < at>:
> On Fri, 2008-12-19 at 11:53 +0000, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
>> 2008/12/19 Simon Wilcox <essuu at>:
>> > I have a t-mobile dongle thing which is OK but they have a trans-proxy on
>> > the web interface which compresses images and inserts javascript into the
>> > page to allow you to click them for the full resolution.
>> >
>> > Unfortunately this f**ks up a good proportion of sites that make anything
>> > more than cursory use of javascript.
>> I seem to recall it fucks up a whole bunch of other things that makes
>> mobile content providers very unhappy. Like device detection and GeoIP
>> and stuff ...
> You wouldn't normally be using a mobile broadband dongle to access
> mobile websites.  They're generally aimed at people browsing directly
> from mobile devices, rather than people using a mobile connection with a
> full-fat device.

Yeah but t-mobile use the same mechanism for dongles and phones....

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