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    Default Cold Calling Victim Fights Back

    Or, alternative headline: Business Owner Values His Own Time At Less Than Minimum Wage

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    I'm all for the little guy taking a stand against big companies that are taking the piss and breaking the law now and again. But I really hope that he was doing it for the ostensible free advertising for his call recording business that the modest amount of news interest in this story will have bought. Because investing the time necessary to collect evidence of cold calling and taking the time to go to court really wouldn't have been worth it for the whole £220 he got for his efforts otherwise.

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    He's got very good PR worth millions out of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    He's got very good PR worth millions out of it.
    I did allude to that, but I seriously doubt it's worth "millions".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gentile View Post
    I did allude to that, but I seriously doubt it's worth "millions".
    Regardless, it's more than you.
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    Can't beat this from a while ago - Carlisle accent IMHO....

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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    I did something similar many years ago, nPower blocked my changing from them to another supplier. The only grounds they can do this as if you are a bad payer and owe them lots of money, which of course I didnt.

    Fast forward 18 months, having got the ombudsman involved, I got a cheque for over £1100 which meant I had effectively had free electricity from the point that blocked me. Was just before Xmas too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gentile View Post
    I did allude to that, but I seriously doubt it's worth "millions".
    It's worth whatever one can make from it.

    He can make millions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stek View Post
    Can't beat this from a while ago - Carlisle accent IMHO....

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    I think it's more Wigton TBH
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gentile View Post
    Or, alternative headline: Business Owner Values His Own Time At Less Than Minimum Wage
    Eh? What is the minimum wage these days then? He's charging £600 an hour. I thought only threaded can command that.

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