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cell phone call block

Posted by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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This month cell phone numbers are going public, this means your cell phone number can and will be sold to telemarketers.  You can then be called  for telemarketers and charged  minutes for the calls.  Here is the number to call, if you want your number blocked.  You have to use each phone to block these numbers.   888-382-1222

by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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LadySaphira
by Lisa on Aug. 17, 2011 at 6:54 PM

thanks!

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by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 7:25 PM

Thanks :)

CoeyG
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 7:35 PM


Ain't gonna happen...do your research that email has been going around for years.  It's a bunch of bullshit.

http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/business/a/cell_directory.htm

http://www.compunoodle.com/are-cell-phones-going-public/

http://ct.bbb.org/article/your-cell-phone-number-is-not-going-public-21076


I do so love the gullible

caro100
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 8:11 PM


Quoting CoeyG:


Ain't gonna happen...do your research that email has been going around for years.  It's a bunch of bullshit.

http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/business/a/cell_directory.htm

http://www.compunoodle.com/are-cell-phones-going-public/

http://ct.bbb.org/article/your-cell-phone-number-is-not-going-public-21076


I do so love the gullible Well, if it's a hoax, its a good one because I signed up, after checking it legititamacy


caro100
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 8:16 PM


Quoting CoeyG:


Ain't gonna happen...do your research that email has been going around for years.  It's a bunch of bullshit.

http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/business/a/cell_directory.htm

http://www.compunoodle.com/are-cell-phones-going-public/

http://ct.bbb.org/article/your-cell-phone-number-is-not-going-public-21076

checked out your source and some others, and "sigh" you are right.  

I do so love the gullible


louannwilkins
by Louann on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:26 PM

Well Carol....your heart was in the right place.   :)

CoeyG
by on Aug. 18, 2011 at 4:06 AM


Quoting caro100:


Quoting CoeyG:


Ain't gonna happen...do your research that email has been going around for years.  It's a bunch of bullshit.

http://urbanlegends.about.com/od/business/a/cell_directory.htm

http://www.compunoodle.com/are-cell-phones-going-public/

http://ct.bbb.org/article/your-cell-phone-number-is-not-going-public-21076


I do so love the gullible Well, if it's a hoax, its a good one because I signed up, after checking it legititamacy


I have been getting these emails for years, and I've checked (try the FCC) 

singlemotherof8
by on Aug. 18, 2011 at 9:14 AM

My cell phone is already on the list, but it does not good because those people will call it no matter what. I get calls on my home phone and it is on the list also.

CoeyG
by on Aug. 18, 2011 at 10:54 AM


Quoting singlemotherof8:

My cell phone is already on the list, but it does not good because those people will call it no matter what. I get calls on my home phone and it is on the list also.

Do you sign up for things on the internet?  Do you join message boards such as Cafe Mom and when you're putting in your information do they require your phone number?  Have you ever made a purchase online?  If you do and you click on their "agree" button then you are letting them know that your information can be sold to "third" parties to contact you about "other offers".  Have you ever entered a contest at a mall?  Anything you put your address and phone number on like that are considered public domain and can be sold and used.

itsmesteph11
by on Aug. 18, 2011 at 11:35 AM

 LOL  I have put all of our cell phones on the do not call list but anyone whom you have done business with can call you even without permission.  We cancelled out home phone  but I still put it down if I have to add a phone number. Otherwise I don't.

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