For those of you drooling over the iPhone but not wanting to pay your carrier a $150-$200 cancellation fee, the Wall Street Journal offers a solution: annoy your carrier. The paper reports that Sprint is canceling the contracts of 1,000 people for calling customer service too often.
The terminated subscribers called an average of 25 times a month, a rate 40 times higher than average customers, Ms. [Sprint spokeswoman Roni] Singleton said.
I can’t imagine calling the phone company almost every day. This could be a job for Mechanical Turk.