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Britain Cracking Down On Spam Text Messages

Companies found to be trading in the personal details of members of the public who have received spam text messages that encourage them to take legal action for compensation are to be fined by the Information Commissioner. The practice, known as claims management or “claims farming”, sees millions of unwanted text messages asking people to seek legal action over accidents, mis-sold pensions, mortgages and insurance being sent to mobile phones every year.

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