Credit Cards

Smylers Smylers at
Tue Oct 13 21:40:40 BST 2009

The Hatter writes:

> On Tue, 13 Oct 2009, Smylers wrote:
> > But of course I _am_ on the roll; however, I ticked the 'you may not
> > sell my contact details to junk mailers' box, so I'm not on the
> > edited electoral roll.
> >
> > I would hope that anybody using the edited electoral roll for credit
> > checking would be aware of the existence of that checkbox.
> Being aware of the box doesn't help them.  They can't see you're on
> the public register, so they score you based on not being on the
> public register.

They weren't.  They were failing to find me on the public register, and
scoring me for not being on the register at all -- in at least one case
they even (in passing) pointed out that being on the electoral roll is a
legal requirement and suggested that I register.


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