[Gllug] [OT] data protection 'phone calls

Tethys . tethys at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 13:05:32 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Alain Williams <addw at phcomp.co.uk> wrote:

> I am having a row with a UK Govt department. When they 'phone (number with held) they
> insist in me proving who I am ('what is your NI number') before they will prove
> who they are[**] - the result is that I refuse to speak to them.

I have exactly the same issue with my bank. They don't seem to
understand the problem and get very confused when I refuse to speak to


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