On 06/03/2018 13:56, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
> In message
> g>, SODAM <***@talktalk.net> writes:
>> Yes, it was on my phone bill. OfCom wasn’t interested. I’m going to try
> Not surprised. OfCom are ISTM only really interested in selling off
> parts of the TV broadcast band for mobile data, meaning those of us who
> _don't_ want to receive TV via broadband will have less and less space
> to get it in. (Sorry, personal rant there.)
>> Flop’s suggestion of PSA, and yours of TPS. If I hadn’t checked with
>> EE why
> I've just been looking at TPS again this morning (I wanted to report an
> infringement concerning a call I'd received: I had to lie _a little_
> about the nature of the call, but I'm sure no more than the caller did
> about what he wanted to do): I don't think you'll have much luck there.
> They're clearly just a sop set up by the direct marketing industry. I
> followed the link from their site to the one about stopping unaddressed
> _mail_["Occupier" etc.]: (1) that scaremongers about not receiving some
> "local authority publications" (I don't think any LA uses a DMA member
> to distribute anything _important_, like election forms), and (2) they
> send you a form you have to print, fill in, and scan to send back: not
> trying to make it tedious, are they! [If anyone wants the form, just ask
> and I'll pass it on.] Even the Royal Mail "service" they link to is
> similar, but in their case the local authority scaremongering might be
> valid. [I can pass on their communication too.]
>> the phone bill was higher, this could have gone on for months. I’ve only
>> lost £13.50 but cannot think how it happened.
>> I have asked EE to stop any third person activity on my phone account, so
>> it can’t happen again . Otherats may wish to do this.
> I'm glad - though somewhat amazed - that you _can_ do this! Of course,
> you _ought_ to be able to, but I'm surprised you actually can. Thanks
> for the tip.
And so, after the suggestion of approaching the PSA, I decided to dig
The summary is that, despite pages of PSA analysis, detailing rules,
regulations, threats etc, the outcome (if you dig deep enough) is that
in most cases, the offenders were declared bankrupt ages ago.
If anyone has any accountancy training, I would be interested in their
interpretation of PSA accounts. [Last pages after the minutiae of how
much effort they put into working out what they should be doing].
*with especial reference to accounting for fines.
“I needed a password eight characters long so I picked Snow White and
the Seven Dwarves.”