Mobile phone directories

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by happybonzo, Jul 8, 2009.

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  1. I don't know how much truth there is in this

    It may well be an email or mobile phone number harvester for all I know: Perhaps some one may know more about it?

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    Maybe you have heard about this, but early next week all UK mobiles will be on a directory, which will mean that anyone will be able to access the numbers.

    It is easy to unsubscribe, but it must be done before the beginning of next week to make sure that you are ex directory. We have all unsubscribed and you may want to suggest it to all your friends and family who have UK mobiles or they could be swamped by unsolicited messages and calls. Removal is recommended by the BBC - see link below.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8092271.stm

    The Directory of Mobile Phone numbers goes live next week.
    All numbers including those belonging to children will be open to cold calling and the general abuse that less scrupulous telesales people subject us too.

    To remove your number go here. (you need your mobile phone with you to do this, they text you a code)

    www.118800.co.uk
    select the ex-directory hyperlink at the upper right corner of the page and follow the instructions, or you could click on the link below:

    http://www.118800.co.uk/removeme/remove-me.html
    When on the site, click "Home" then "Ex-directory" this will remove you from the directory


    edit for poor BBC link and biff spelling :D