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Public given increased protection from nuisance calls

Tough new measures are coming into force today to end the blight of nuisance calls. Consumers must be given the choice to 'opt-in' to receive these calls and rogue companies making unsolicited calls related to personal injury claims could now be fined up to £500,000.

Firm raided due to making more than 200 million nuisance calls

A Scottish firm could have put lives at risk by making more than 200 million nuisance calls, the ICO says.

PPI firm fined for making 75 million nuisance calls in just four months

A company that broke the law by making 75 million PPI calls without the recipients’ consent has been fined £350,000 by data watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The calls...

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Firms fined £600,000 over nuisance marketing

Four companies behind 44 million spam emails, 15 million nuisance calls and one million spam texts have been fined a total of £600,000. Hundreds of complaints The ICO said hundreds...

How to stop nuisance calls on mobiles

Are you constantly interrupted by nuisance calls to your mobile phone? We explain how to add unwanted numbers to your reject list and other call-blocking tips.

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