October 6, 2014
The company blocked external Internet access points, forcing its guests to use its services to gain access. The hotel charged exhibiting clients between $ 250 and $ 1,000 per device to access the hotel’s network.
Hotel payment services may have exaggerated prices out of the ordinary. For this reason, there are those who prefer to connect with their devices to their own Wi-Fi service. However, the Marriott hotel chain blocked this type of connection.
Now the US Federal Communications Commission has reviewed accusations made against the practice of certain employees of the Marriott’s Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, who used a Wi-Fi monitoring system to block external signals.
via The Marriott chain will pay $ 600,000 to block access points | Computerworld Venezuela.
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