We are being terrorised by a marketing drive that is little short of criminal. It's time we did something about it, says Susan Erasmus.
If it isn't illegal to phone me on my private number and try and sell me stuff I don't want, then it should be.
Everyone's had their rant about tele-marketers and their uncanny ability to phone at the worst time imaginable (in the bath, in the middle of a fight, in the last minute of a scary whodunnit). The terror of the 'unknown' number and some stranger enquiring about your welfare.
It's a full-scale war