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Many people nuisance telephone calls. These are the calls we from companies trying to us something that we usually do not want. They are also called 'cold calls'. Britain's government is about taking action to stop these calls. One thing it to do is to make sure the company that calls not hide its telephone number. With most nuisance calls, we cannot the telephone number of who called us, but that could change. This means people could companies who make nuisance calls. Another measure the British government is at is to companies that make nuisance calls. Cold callers could get a fine of up to $720,000 for making nuisance calls.

Three-quarters of people who a landline in Britain cold calls every month. The number of people who get monthly nuisance calls on their mobile phones from just over 50 per cent in 2014 to 72 per cent today. One company in Britain 40 million cold calls in just three months. Britain's minister for data protection nuisance calls a problem. She said: "There is no simple solution to the problem of nuisance calls, but making direct marketing companies their telephone number will consumers…take action." She added: " pestered by marketing calls is annoying at the best of times, and at its worst it can real misery for the people on the receiving end."

 
 

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