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Old Oct 10th 2007, 3:27 am
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Hi all.

Just wanted to ask a question about tele-sales calls etc. We've had our Telstra line on for a couple of weeks now and we are getting really pi**ed off with theses calls.

In the UK there was a free service that you could sign up for called ' Telephone Preference Service'. This was basically a service that you registered all of your phone numbers with (including mobiles) and all companies have to check if your number is on the database before calling you. If you received any more 'nuisance' calls after that then you could take their details and report them and they would supposedly be warned / fined etc... I have to say, it really worked for us. We went from several calls a week to absolutely none.

Does anyone know of a similar service over here that puts a stop to these calls. PLEASE!!!!!!!:curse:
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https://www.donotcall.gov.au/
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Old Oct 10th 2007, 3:38 am
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Thanks for that. Just signed up!
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i got that and still get them,not as many though.
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i got that and still get them,not as many though.
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Same here, seem to get a spate of them ringing for a few days on the run and then nothing for a while.
Really pees me off, especially when I hear "This is Darren' in an Indian accent
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Same here, seem to get a spate of them ringing for a few days on the run and then nothing for a while.
Really pees me off, especially when I hear "This is Darren' in an Indian accent
I've had one since signing up, from a company called Hotel Dynamics claiming to be in Sydney but I had my doubts. I let them prattle on at length for a good 10 minutes about hotel packages before I told the agent I was on the do not call register....call ended pretty swiftly after that!
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