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Carphone Warehouse slapped after data gaffe

UK phone retailer the Carphone Warehouse had its wrists slapped by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) this week for breaching the Data Protection Act. An investigation by the ICO revealed that Carphone Warehouse and sister company TalkTalk had been opening customer accounts in the wrong name and passing inaccurate information on to credit reference agencies […]

TalkTalk cuts price of free broadband

Carphone Warehouse’s local-loop unbundling telco, TalkTalk, has announced that it’s cutting the price of its “free” DSL service. This concept may push the boundaries of logic, but let’s recap: last year, TalkTalk announced it was offering DSL service at no extra cost if you signed up for its PSTN offering. Despite the fact that this […]

TalkTalk users choking on spam

TalkTalk, Carphone Warehouse’s ‘free’ broadband offering and Force9, are the most spam targeted UK internet providers, according to new research from a security firm. An average of 95 per cent of all emails travelling via Force 9 and TalkTalk are spam or virus related, making the two ISPs joint top most spammed providers. Anti spam […]

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