‘Be­fore I’d even given out my num­ber I was al­ready re­ceiv­ing spam SMS’

7 Days in Dubai - - PUZZLES -

“It’s be­cause this num­ber was some­one else’s num­ber, which got dis­con­nect for what­ever rea­son. Un­for­tu­nately tele­com com­pa­nies do not wait long enough be­fore they put the num­ber back in the mar­ket, maybe they don’t wait at all!”

FERAS AL TAOAM

“The point is we have so many ‘pri­vacy’ laws but giv­ing out your in­for­ma­tion out to the high­est bid­der doesnt seem to be one of them.”

CARL DE VIL­LIERS

“It’s so an­noy­ing. Like when Eti­salat SMS spam you with their of­fers and ad­vise you to re­spond ‘B ETI­SALAT’ to can­cel fur­ther spam from them... BOOM, a day or so later you get a new SMS ad­ver­tis­ing their ser­vices again.”

GILES HEATON

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