Archive for December, 2009

What to do about SMS Spam?

Wed, 02 Dec 2009

I don’t often get SMS spam (maybe once a month on average) but it really feels like an intrusion when I do. What I get are usually borderline scams of the “you have won a prize” or “our records indicate you are due compensation for your recent accident” type. I really think that replying to these things (even with “STOP” as they suggest) is only going to encourage them, so I did some investigation about what can be done. I’m in the UK, so I’m going to talk about what to do in the UK, but if anyone can add to this with advice for other countries please do so in the comments!