February 5, 2008
The company, Intellius, has been selling private digits through a searchable online database. And although Intellius says it’s done with the business for now – according to reports, it wasn’t even working all that well—the company explains it away by effectively apologizing for being ahead of its time. In other words, this kind of thing will return. Intellius also praises its Cell Phone Caller ID service in the same release, noting that it offers consumers a way of fighting back against telemarketers.
Via The Consumerist
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.