The iPhone took hits on two fronts Wednesday as Orange — an iPhone 3G carrier in France — admitted to limiting 3G bandwidth for its customers, and a security flaw was discovered in the iPhone that enables unauthorized users to access private data on the phone when it is supposedly locked.
When 3G-bug rumors and substandard network performance on the iPhone prompted a groundswell of irate customers last week, forums overflowed with anecdotal tales of the 3G network’s slow performance. One Internet forum began to collate users’ data speeds to get some answers. After thousands of results were in, France’s 3G carrier Orange came in consistently at the bottom of the performance heap. … Go to source