Article 1 Article 2 (Before anyone jumps on me for posting this - I am not taking a side because I don't know all the facts at this point. I'd still buy an iPhone and plan to eventually. I just wanted to share the news - could be true, could be false). My understanding is, you can put in 999-99-9999 and "fail" the credit check and be offered the prepay plans instead if desired. And by the way, DVD Jon has posted a workaround to activating the WiFi and iPod features of the iPhone without using Apple/AT&T servers.