Mobile numbers

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  1. SandJ

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    No "ex directory" button on my page? :cry:
     
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    Use this link to remove your mobile number.

    Remove Me

    You will need your mobile with you and have to be near the computer.
     
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    Thanks for that. :thumb:
     
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    Thanks

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    Am I being suspicious ... a site asking for your mobile to make it ex directory ? :Laughing:

    In any case, if you only have a PAYG sim it isn't registered to a name or address, unless you signed up for an on line top up .. :Doh:
     
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    Unfortunately I think you'll find this is a scam just to obtain your mobile number to add to this company's database.
     
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    This story broke about 3 weeks ago. The company concerned is building the directory from commercially available datasets of people who have given their consent to such data sharing - which is why it is legal.

    Unfortunately some people don't think of the consequences fully when giving consent for their details to be shared with other parties and it is those people (together with people who are quite happy for details to be shared) who will find themselves in the directory. It will still be possible for people to withdraw their consent and be removed from the directory.

    If you have never given anyone permission to use a personal mobile number for marketing and passing on to third parties then your number will not be in one of the databases concerned so will not be included in the directory.

    Graham
     
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    On what basis do you make this presumption?

    It is from many trustworthy sites including BBC

    Snopes.com has also been checked

    Steve
     
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