Please lobby to make call centers illegal

Not applicable

Impossible to  block unwanted  callers,  they  just  spoof  the numbers  and  call again and again and  again.  When   you  don't  recognize  the  call and    not  answer,  they  leave  a robo-message.  There  is no way to  avoid these  calls.  I am  almost at  the  point  of  hanging  up my land  line for good.

Tags (1)
0 Kudos
4 Replies
Highlighted

Re: Please lobby to make call centers illegal

Moderator
Moderator

Hey rassilon,

Thank you for reaching out! I will recommend submitting your phone number to the National Do Not Call List here to help reduce the number of unwanted calls from telemarketers. You can also set up Anonymous Call Blocking by activating it on your phone by pressing *77. You can find more details on our phone features here.

Cheers,

Tony | Community Mod.

0 Kudos
Reply
Loading...

Re: Please lobby to make call centers illegal

jime2015
Grasshopper

You assume the poster is not already on the National Do Not Call list, and overseas callers do not care, anyway.  Anonymous Call Blocking wouldn't work, either, since the poster pointed out a number (albeit a spoofed one) shows up on caller ID.

0 Kudos
Reply
Loading...

Telus has a feature called "call control". You can whitel...

OPT
Grasshopper

Telus has a feature called "call control". You can whitelist ~30 numbers that always get through, anyone else is prompted to push a random digit before being allowed through. Waiting for Shaw to offer something similar!

0 Kudos
Reply
Loading...

> You can whitelist ~30 numbers that always get through ....

mdk
Grasshopper

> You can whitelist ~30 numbers that always get through ...

This morning, the local CBC Radio news reported that scammers are "spoofing" the Caller-ID information of Police, RCMP, and CRA.

So, even after you white-list your Police, a scammer can still can get through to you.

 

Is 30 numbers enough:

* stock-broker

* bank

* work (some work-places have multiple phone-numbers: boss, boss's secretary, HR, co-worker)

* 10 to 20 friends from members of your church

* 10 friends from your community choir/orchestra

* police

* call-backs from Shaw

* family (daughter's mobile, son-in-law's mobile, son's mobile)

???

 

Reply
Loading...
TALK TO US
Need more help?