[LINK] mobile phone spam
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Mon Jun 16 09:44:53 AEST 2008
At 11:48 15/06/2008, Richard Chirgwin wrote:
> >> I've a teenage daughter, too - but we've both investigated this, and
> >> my daughter, like many of her cohort, are well-versed on the traps
> >> here (possibly more than we are).
> > So is my daughter, and so, ostensibly, are most of the people who have
> > fallen prey to this scam. You don't need to subscribe to any service,
> > or to to take any action at all. All that was necessary was for them
> > to receive an unsolicited text message.
I got one of those a year ago. I was in a bad coverage area and so
it didn't actualy download.
When I got into coverage it was deleted :) My Telco actually deletes
known offending messages as quickly as they can. I wasn't charged
for the premium message either.
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