David Hickson

Type: Person
Name: David Hickson
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Text nuisances let off the hook

A man who made a fortune bombarding people with millions of nuisance text messages has had a mammoth Government fine scrapped.Computer whizzkid Gary McNeish, 27, was hit with an eye-watering £140,000 fine by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) ... [Published Sunday Post - Aug 31 2014]
Entities: Spam, MAMMOTH, David Hickson
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Four Warrington surgeries perform U turns over 0844 numbers

A FAIR Telecoms campaign has claimed another victory after four more surgeries in the town have performed u-turns over costly appointment phone lines.The Warrington Guardian reported last year a group of three surgeries had opted not to install the 0844 ... [Published Congleton Guardian - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

GP surgeries still using premium 084 numbers years after ban

Patients at 350 GP surgeries are being forced to use 084 numbers to call their doctor – four years after legislation banned the use of them within the NHS, a new study has claimed.The Fair Telecoms Campaign has listed 350 surgeries in England that provide ... [Published Cable.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sickening: Millions must still dial costly 0845 numbers that charge 40p a minute to reach a GP

| Updated: 19:59 EST, 30 July 2014Millions of patients are still being forced to use premium rate numbers costig up to 40 pence a minute to phone their GP, campaigners said last night.Five years after family doctors were first told not to use expensive ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 31 2014]

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Text nuisances let off the hook [Published Sunday Post - Aug 31 2014]
Four Warrington surgeries perform U turns over ... [Published Congleton Guardian - Aug 12 2014]
Sickening: Millions must still dial costly 0845... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 31 2014]
GP surgeries still using premium 084 numbers ye... [Published Cable.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
Government must stop using premium rate phone l... [Published Telegraph - Dec 26 2013]
Premium phone line ban for retailers and travel... [Published Telegraph - Dec 13 2013]
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