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UK Mobile Phone Directory

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Craig Stevenson, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. Craig Stevenson

    Craig Stevenson

    For those in the UK that aren't aware of this already http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/working_lunch/8091621.stm which is a directory of "Harvested" mobile phone details :angry:

    The 118800 website has been down since the day after this became public knowledge, quite possibly down to the shear number of people trying to go Ex-Dir, when it's back up I would suggest people go Ex-Dir if THEY want to decide who gets THEIR mobile number and prevent spamming and bogus calls :angry:

    Regards and pass this on.
  2. Mark Birney

    Mark Birney

    I don't live in UK, does this affect Ireland I wonder though. What a stupid idea. Someone will get all the numbers from the databse and get all sorts of info from it, and send spam, as you say. Bull-Sh**!

    Cheers on behald of RD's English children for the heads-up. :)