Why Do They Want My Phone Number?


Sat, Dec 17th, 2005 02:25 by capnasty NEWS

"The telephone number is really becoming the hub of customer identification," said Hoofnagle, in San Francisco. "Consumers do not understand that giving out the phone number allows the business to buy more information about the consumer through a system known as enhancement."



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