SPAM, SPAM, SMS & SPAM

Sites that on-sell our personal details should face stiff fines in my opinion. I love services like Apple’s Hide my Email so I can have a unique email address when registering on different websites, but what these services don’t give me is a unique per website mobile number when the website forced its provision.

The ability to abstract your mobile number would be highly desirable, the ability to sign up with knowledge that the text came to an abstracted mobile number so you could then identify who on-sold that number and review with a decision to reporting.

Tonight, a phishing SMS message was received trying to convince me my account with a bank I’d never been with was suspended. Such a pity to lose the long held relationship, but I will get over it. I wish iPhone had an easy mechanism for selecting these messages and reporting as a phishing SMS. Does Android offer this feature I wonder? I just figure the more report the more likely some are to be caught or shut down.

Ultimately, all are annoying and shouldn’t be resourced by unethically selling of our data.

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