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Kindle - monthly charge?

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Rocinante Fri 14-Jan-11 09:42:09

My dad gave my technophobe mum a Kindle for Christmas. I was speaking to her yesterday and she's only half way through reading the registration/instructions but has managed to link to something that asked for her credit card details and said she would be charged £7.99 per month. Which she has duly done hmm

Does anyone know what this would be for? Is it for 3G coverage? Or books? Or just something dubious?

She's now a bit worried and she's tried calling the helpline but they were no help!

Bluebell99 Fri 14-Jan-11 09:44:28

Have she subscribed to one of the newspapers?They have an initial free two week trial and then charge a monthly fee.

Rocinante Fri 14-Jan-11 09:50:04

Thanks, I'll see if she can recall anything about newspapers popping up.

Bluebell99 Fri 14-Jan-11 09:59:57

Just had a look and the daily mail is £8.99 a month. If she has signed up for a free trial of a newspaper or magazine, she would need to cancel within the first 14 days otherwise she would be charged a monthly fee.

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