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  1. #11
    Ivor Jones
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    Re: Stopping premium texts

    "the dog from that film you saw"
    <dsb@REMOVETHECAPITALSbtinternet.com> wrote in message
    news:54tkikF21v72aU1@mid.individual.net

    [snip]

    > personally i'd like legislation to force networks to let
    > their users opt out of premium charges making them
    > impossible - just like you can bar 0898 numbers on a
    > landline.


    0898..? Which decade are we in today..?!

    BTW what's wrong with your shift keys..?

    Ivor





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  2. #12
    the dog from that film you saw
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    Re: Stopping premium texts


    "Ivor Jones" <ivor@despammed.invalid> wrote in message
    news:54ua67F227l91U1@mid.individual.net...
    > "the dog from that film you saw"
    > <dsb@REMOVETHECAPITALSbtinternet.com> wrote in message
    > news:54tkikF21v72aU1@mid.individual.net
    >
    > [snip]
    >
    >> personally i'd like legislation to force networks to let
    >> their users opt out of premium charges making them
    >> impossible - just like you can bar 0898 numbers on a
    >> landline.

    >
    > 0898..? Which decade are we in today..?!
    >
    > BTW what's wrong with your shift keys..?




    i arranged for my shift keys to be barred by ofcom.



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  3. #13
    Kevin Cole
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    Re: Stopping premium texts

    t-mobile will bar reverse charging sms via a quick call to cs - maybe tesco
    will do the same ?

    i was being charge 50-60 pcm for these sms's. regardless of the number of
    times I sent STOP they still came through until t-moby blocked them on my
    account.

    HTH,

    regards, kev
    "Ivor Jones" <ivor@despammed.invalid> wrote in message
    news:54ua3fF22skqvU1@mid.individual.net...
    >
    >
    > "Jon" <spam@jonparker.plus.com> wrote in message
    > news:MPG.205007df4c68b6798a7a9@text.usenet.plus.net
    >
    > [snip]
    >
    >> No,. Opt-in confirmation is required. What is more likely
    >> is that one of your sons mates has nicked the phone for a
    >> few seconds and sent a text to 89888.

    >
    > I didn't opt in to the unsolicited SMS I received that cost me a quid. The
    > phone hadn't been used in 6 months and was switched off in my car
    > glovebox. The SMS arrived when I switched it on to make a short call to
    > keep the SIM live.
    >
    > Oh it was Orange, Jon.
    >
    > Ivor
    >
    >






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