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Old 20-05-2013, 15:46
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im not sure if this is allowed or not but is there anyway to prank your friends with an sms bomb?

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Old 20-05-2013, 16:13
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im not sure if this is allowed or not
i think you are sure, aren't you.
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Old 20-05-2013, 16:24
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What's text message bombing?
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Old 20-05-2013, 17:10
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What's text message bombing?
its when you send lots and lots of text messages to someones phone, its really annoying
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Old 20-05-2013, 17:16
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Not only is it not allowed, but it could also be deemed illegal. So don't do it.
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Old 20-05-2013, 17:17
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Of course with the new SPAM number, they could just forward all your messages there and get your number blocked as a spammer!
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Old 20-05-2013, 17:33
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Not only is it not allowed, but it could also be deemed illegal. So don't do it.
really? yikes. even as a bit of fun between friends?
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Old 20-05-2013, 17:36
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The fair use policy says you cannot use it for that, so you risk having your account suspended by your mobile phone company. If the recipient reports you to their networks 'spam' reporting number then they will look and see how many messages were sent.

They can then have the number barred and you'll no longer be able to text usually until you re-agree to the network's terms, then if you do it again they'll simply bar you.

If you read the terms of any mobile contract it says you agree not to use it improperly and what they will do if you do use it for non legitimate communications.
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Old 20-05-2013, 17:49
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christ i didnt know this, what i meant though is there a online site for doing it such as cbfsms.com?
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Old 20-05-2013, 18:03
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its when you send lots and lots of text messages to someones phone, its really annoying
Just spamming then? I'd tell the person where to go then I'f block their number.
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Old 20-05-2013, 18:06
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might also be deemed illegal under Communications Act 2003. Limits use of electronic comms for harrassment or distress. Same thing that has been used to prosecute people for sending certain tweets.

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/21/section/127

A person is guilty of an offence if, for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another, heó
(a)sends by means of a public electronic communications network, a message that he knows to be false,
(b)causes such a message to be sent; or
(c)persistently makes use of a public electronic communications network.
(3)A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable, on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale, or to both.
my emphasis. Level 5 on the standard fine scale is £5000.
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Old 20-05-2013, 20:06
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really? yikes. even as a bit of fun between friends?
"a bit of fun", well only if you are ten years old and a bit of a bully.
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Old 20-05-2013, 20:24
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im not sure if this is allowed or not but is there anyway to prank your friends with an sms bomb?

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Wouldn't it be easier to just send them emails of cats doing daft things? Cheaper, less likely to get reported and a darn sight easier to block.
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Old 20-05-2013, 20:38
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If one of my mates had clogged up my inbox with hundreds of pointless spam messages I would be telling them to go and have a word with themselves and sort themselves out.
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Old 20-05-2013, 20:42
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"a bit of fun", well only if you are ten years old and a bit of a bully.
Its called banter but ney mind you wouldnt understand about friendships being stuck behind that computer of yours. Go get some sunlight.

Oh and have a search of the word bully will you
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Old 21-05-2013, 06:16
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Its called banter but ney mind you wouldnt understand about friendships being stuck behind that computer of yours. Go get some sunlight.

Oh and have a search of the word bully will you

Thank you for starting my day with the best laugh I have had in a long time. I shall echo the advice above "Have a word with yourself, mate"
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