Some Americans are using their phones as a means to pay their bills.
But the technology is getting so cheap, that it’s now being used to circumvent the phone company’s payment system.
The companies biggest phone provider, Verizon, recently said it was considering phasing out the use of its phone bill service.
In addition to paying your bills, it can also collect data on your activity, such as when you text or use the internet.
The practice of using your phone as a way to pay has been in use for years, but its prevalence has been increasing.
Consumers have been using smartphones as a form of payment for decades, often for minor errands, like paying a taxi driver, for example.
But the cost of doing so has skyrocketed in recent years, thanks to smartphone makers selling cheap phones.
The phones have become so cheap that many people are using them as a payment method in a way that is not technically legal.
The companies biggest company, Verizon said in a statement that it is “considering phasing this practice out.”
But there’s a big difference between paying a bill with your phone and a bill that is issued by a bank, credit card company or other financial institution.
Verizon’s statement said it is working with the FTC to get a clearer definition of when a phone is considered “consumer money” and when it’s not.
For example, if you have a bill from a financial institution and it says your phone is “consumer payment,” it’s considered “credit card money,” according to the FTC.
If it says it’s “consumer credit,” it is considered a debit card.
Verizon said it has not made a decision on phasing it out.
In a statement, Verizon spokeswoman Jill Kline said the company is working to “fully understand the legal implications of phasing” the payment service.
But she did not provide specifics about how the company plans to proceed.
“Verizon’s consumer payment service is not a consumer service,” she said.
“It is a payment service that lets you pay a bill using your device.”
The FTC has been working with AT&T and other phone companies to clarify their terms on payment by phones, which have become the most common way people pay for goods and services.
But both companies have said that their payment service offers a way for consumers to pay using their phone without a bank or credit card.
Some companies are taking a different tack.
AT&Ts mobile phone payments app, called Mobile Pay, allows customers to use their phones to pay.
The company said it would not be changing the way it works, but it is exploring ways to reduce the volume of payments that are made using phones and to make them more secure.
AT+T said it will continue to allow customers to pay with phones and that the company will continue working to create a payment system that is secure.
But consumer advocates say that the proliferation of mobile payment is making it harder for consumers and small businesses to pay for everything.
They worry that the fees can make it difficult for small businesses and businesses that can’t afford to pay a higher percentage of their gross income for services like insurance, for instance, to get the full value of a bill.
They also worry that some mobile phone providers are charging too high a percentage of a customer’s income.
The FTC said last week that it has received nearly 1,000 complaints about mobile phone charges.
The agency has launched an investigation into how the companies operate, as well as its own investigation into the mobile phone companies payments app.