The Canadian Federal Court has upheld a Privacy Commissioner decision involving a privacy claim over the phone companies’ practice of charging for unlisted phone numbers. The court deferred to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission policy on the matter see: Decision here. also see: Coverage here.
Federal Court Upholds Telus Decision
July 18, 2003
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Seems to me a classic case of highway robbery.
This is only one more reason to pray for competing techonologies to come along and protect one’s supper hour from distracting mind abuse from telephone solicitors.