Card transactions by proxy

Ian Batten igb at
Fri Apr 8 12:39:32 BST 2011

On 08 Apr 11, at 1032, Jon Ribbens wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 08:18:07AM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:
>> In article <20110408023140.GB28020 at>, Jon Ribbens  
>> <jon+ukcrypto at> writes
>>>> So I called them - thankfully they have an 0800 number.
>>> Why is it good that they have a premium rate phone number?
>> It's good that they have a number which I can call for free, rather than  
>> sorting out their problems at my expense.
>> ps It's not a premium rate number, as I'm sure you know.
> Well, it's not a "premium rate" number by Ofcom's definition, but it's
> a "premium rate" number in that I will be charged at a "premium rate"

because I have made bad choices of my telecoms provider. Or, alternatively, I have made good choices which balance out, in which case I haven't really got a complaint.


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