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Article on Dodgy dialers and BT

Discussion in 'Random Discussion' started by Flexifoil, Feb 15, 2005.

  1. Flexifoil

    Flexifoil Thread Starter

    Feb 17, 2004
  2. dugq


    Jul 16, 2004
    While BT should take a share of blame, I think ICSTIS have more to answer for. The problem of rogue dialers has been cropping up now and again for a good few yeas, yet ICSTIS did nothing, then about 9 months ago it suddenly became a far bigger problem. Its only now that ICSTIS are trying to do anything about the problem, if they had addressed the problem earlier a lot of people could have been saved from this scam.
  3. hermes


    Aug 12, 2000
    My friend works for Redstone, is he ever in for some stick over this.

    I avoided any problems like this with dial-up by using a discounted call system through a third party provider. The dialer programs do not know the prefix number that is used to access the system and so cannot change the connection as the call fails.
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