[Noisebridge-congress] GSM cards in germany

Michael C. Toren mct at toren.net
Sat Dec 22 17:37:40 UTC 2012


On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 06:13:13PM +0100, Michael Zeltner wrote:
> Excerpts from Michael C. Toren's message of 2012-12-19 01:08:06 +0100:
> > On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 03:58:08PM -0800, Ben Kochie wrote:
> > > Oh yes, make sure to have your hotel's address ahead of time so you have
> > > an address to signup for a sim card with.  You don't need to give them a
> > > room number or even admit it's a hotel.  Just say "I live here".
> > 
> > A few of us have also had success using the telco's corporate address that
> > appears on the SIM packaging. :-)
> 
> IIRC a few people said that sometimes cheap stores such as Plus or "Spaetis"
> (the turkish bodegas) don't really check for ID at all.

I'm not 100% sure, but I don't recall Saturn checking my ID when I
purchased a SIM last year.

Anyone else remember?

-mct


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