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    iData

    As on a regular basis I receive these sms' from all kinds of businesses. As an example I received three over a period of two days from Woolworths and I do not even have an account with them. I am waiting for the next one and then I will send them an email asking them to stop harassing me.

    A day or so ago I received another from some insurance company followed by a phone call about half hour ago. I questioned them as to where they got my information from. They claimed that they get their information from a company called "iData". I am certain that whomever it is would not give such information out for free. Is it not illegal to be contacted by a company trying to sell you something if you did not give permission to be contacted by sms?

    I know that you are always given the option to opt out, but you have to pay for that sms. I think everybody with a cellphone experiences this and sometimes at even inconvenient times.

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    The only real way to kill spam is never buy from a spam email or sms.

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    I never reply to a spam sms, not even opting out, and cannot remember ever doing it from a spam email. Whenever I receive an email from somebody I do not know I put it into the spam box.
    Faan Kruger
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    www.dial-a-chef.co.za
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