Unwanted call centre calls: what can you do?

Guy Clapperton
Picture of phone wire
Picture of phone wire

Cold callers are often an unwanted blight on people's lives. They invade privacy, they take your time up. The BBC's Panorama did a programme on them last week and now the US is taking steps to reduce the illegal automatic 'bots' which phone overseas - here's a link to the BBC story.

These calls have been illegal in the States since 2009. So what can you do about unwanted commercial calls?