[LINK] Fwd: MR 131/08: Dodo pays penalty for calling numbers on the Do Not Call Register [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Oct 22 19:07:28 EST 2008

At 02:32 PM 22/10/2008, Antony Barry wrote:
> > Telecommunications provider Dodo Australia Pty Ltd has paid a
> > penalty of $147,400 after the Australian Communications and Media
> > Authority alleged that an offshore call centre made telemarketing
> > calls on its behalf to numbers on the Do Not Call Register.

I hope that outfit that said it represented Telstra stuck Tel$tra 
with the bill, too. They called me 4 times. I filed complaints, too.

40k general complaints on Telstra this year, followed by 11k to 
Optus. Wide margin. $15mil cost in fines across the sector.


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