quote: Or instead of using a credit card, phone retailers could offer 2-year no-interest or low-interest financing, like they do in europe.
quote: Yes, and I'm saying there should be no option at all for a subsidized phone plan, and/or long-term contracts.
quote: I'd honestly vote for industry regulation.
quote: You walk into K-Mart. You pick out a phone, pay for it, and bring it home. You contact a phone service provider. They give you service. You can cancel that service and change to another provider at any time, for any reason.