"A fraudster put out Johan's apartment for rental at a large classified service" was the headline yesterday in Sweden's largest newspaper Aftonbladet.
Today Freespee is covered in the Swedish daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter with an article about temporary numbers and privacy online. The article describes our service with temporary phonenumbers that guarantees your integrity, since you can give different numbers in different forums, especially forums where you might usually hesitate to give out your number, like online dating or when selling stuff online on sites like blocket.se.
Metro, the daily newspaper, wrote today about Freespee, or almost. The Metro journalist wrote about the risk for thefts that comes with advertisements in Online classified services. In most countries, your private phone number connects you to an physical address, your home. This is information that the telecom operators hands out to the whitepages. Hence, by placing an advertisement on a leading classified service where you also state your phone number, it is easy to find your address and your gods. This is used by criminals! Every day.