Leave it to the folks at Geek to get to the bottom of what looks like an AT&T advertising trial.
“Connect to an AT&T WiFi hotspot now, and there’s a good chance you’re going to see a screen full of ads,” writes Lee Mathews. “It’s an experience that reminds me of the glory days of the frame tag on the Internet, when we had to click a link in a header bar to “break out.”
The problem? AT&T “free” hotspots that make people pay in ad overdose.