I Can See 'Withheld' Numbers!!

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edited 12 August 2013 at 8:02PM in Phones & TV
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  • Heinz
    Heinz Forumite Posts: 11,191
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    We look forward with great anticipation to your many future additions to the saynoto0870.com database then Paul!
    Time has moved on (much quicker than it used to - or so it seems at my age) and my previous advice on residential telephony has been or is now gradually being overtaken by changes in the retail market. Hence, I have now deleted links to my previous 'pearls of wisdom'. I sincerely hope they helped save some of you money.
  • Buzby
    Buzby Forumite Posts: 8,275 Forumite
    Skype used to do this, until someone complained and they put a stop to it. Which is the company that provides this useful service?
  • Buzby
    Buzby Forumite Posts: 8,275 Forumite
    I'm aware of them, but their service would be illegal in the UK. Isn't it odd that large firms with ISDN 30 connection get all the data with a flag not to display to the end user (ie us!), and the ability to 'write' their own presentation numbers, which we can't - yet a service to reveal misuse is deemed illegal?

    Makes you think.
  • Buzby
    Buzby Forumite Posts: 8,275 Forumite
    Why? Any firm (Sky, Virgin, Bank etc) can view a withheld number AND they can see the underlying line number actually used to make the call. Until I ave up my ISDN line, I could do I too. No magic, no fuss.
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