The premium rate phone regulator has moved to stamp out charges levied by operators for information provided elsewhere for free. It also objected to operators promoting premium-rate services on websites with the .org suffix. PhonepayPlus (PPP) said that it had faced growing numbers of complaints, many upheld, about operators …
reg Fail: UK not the US
ok so PPP sound's like some kind of medical insurance company but it's actually the regulator for premium rate here in the good ole UK
Re: reg Fail: UK not the US
Actually, PPP sounds like the way your modem talks with your ISP. You know, modems - remember them?
PPP is also a type of pension..
Regulators that do thier job - We like!
An official body which cares about the distinction between the commercial and non-profit GTLDs. I thought everyone had forgotten the difference, wonders will never cease.
"...targeting the vulnerable..." - is that Politically-correct speak for targeting the thick?
@ Alan Mackenzie
Your ADSL modem or router will be talking PPP to the ISP's kit or to a box in between.
@ Lord Elpuss
No. It's not.
Such firms are "Strongly advised not to..." charge for such information.
Oh. That'll learn 'em, then.
Forry, haf anybory feeng my keef? Fey feem koo be miffing. Borrockf.
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