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Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

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Old Saturday 26th October 2019, 02:47   #1
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Arrow Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Gives new meaning to the term 'roaming charges' ......
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europ...MrZxREyWWk_pH4





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Old Saturday 26th October 2019, 09:17   #2
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Yes i heard that article on the World Service in the middle of last night - a Steppe too far

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Old Saturday 26th October 2019, 10:28   #3
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Furthermore - i use an App on my Android smartphone called Endomondo.

It uses GPS and does not need a mobile SIM of the country that i am in. I use it to log all my walking and cycling when abroad. It logs it real time and does not cost anything...

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There was a related incident in Poland few years ago. A researcher put a SIM-based transmitter on a White Stork to follow it to Africa. But somebody in Africa shot the stork, removed the SIM from the transmitter and started making phone calls with it, producing huge bills.
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I remember reading about that and here’s another one that didn’t end well

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ed-eaten-egypt

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