FREE Phone number lookup,.... PHONY

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FREE Phone number lookup,.... PHONY

Post by frhrwa » Fri May 27, 2011 5:38 pm

how the heck do these outfits get away with advertising FREE info, name, address, and such on these phone lookup pages? then you go there and they say YES we found everything, and for $9.95 or more, you can have a detailed report? what a bunch of crap.. 100's of them, and they all lie, Intellius is the biggest liar out there!!! isn't there some sort of regulation for false advertising?
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Post by jimmy101 » Sun May 29, 2011 1:57 pm

Basically there is nothing illegal about lying. "Truth in advertising" laws often don't apply to online content, and even for traditional advertising venues, lying is common.

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Post by frhrwa » Mon May 30, 2011 12:09 pm

• Ethics. Spam is based on theft of service, fraud and deceit as well as cost shifting to the recipient. The great preponderance of products and services marketed by UCE are of dubious legality. Any business that depends on stealing from its customers, preying on the innocent, and abusing the open standards of the Internet is -- and should be -- doomed to failure.
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