Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)
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Wed Aug 11 17:33:32 BST 2010
In article <4D33AB46-D7AA-4685-8BE2-18550F311D50 at batten.eu.org>, Ian
Batten <igb at batten.eu.org> writes
>>  Nor was one allowed to without permission. No private calls
>>during the day either, which is instrumental in why I campaign about
>>such things even today.
>Although at 10p/min
For local calls, weren't they like 2p for unlimited time then?
>it's easy to see why it was an issue in those days,
No incoming calls either... from estate agents who were trying to find
me somewhere to live... so that ICL could stop having to pay me to stay
somewhere at their expense... as part of the relocation package.
>and the massive prevalence of mobile phones makes it much less of an
>issue than it used to be. Since I left Fujitsu I've been going around
>replacing "daytime contact" for things associated with the children to
>my mobile number, and I've found that I'd actually provided my mobile
>number for most of them anyway.
I've used my mobile number for that since I first had an Orange phone
(which for various reasons was a little before they launched). But that
was 16 years after I left ICL!
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