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156K spam text-sending firm to ICO: It wasn't us, Commissioner

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"[...] chance a spammer could do an un-ordered blast just to get them fined because they hate them, [...]"

All it needs is one victim to gp along with the call. When they then receive a follow up from the product company - then the link is confirmed.

The product company could insist the victim consented by going along with the cold call in the first place - but that seems like self-incrimination.

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