Originally Posted by iansoady
Just to point out that in another thread I started (now locked) I was not suggesting stealing from Amazon, by whom I have been very impressed. It would have been perfectly possible for people to reply without making such implications.
Tethering like you suggested in the locked thread consumes much more bandwidth than using the built-in webkit browser, and amazon has to pay for that bandwidth. Such abuse has already caused severe monthly bandwidth caps to be added for international 3G use, and other restrictions as well.