Carphone Warehouse refuses Internet service to over-70s

Sunday, September 3, 2006 read the rest at Boing-Boing

http://www.boingboing.net/2006/09/03/carphone_warehouse_r.html

…unless they are accompanied by a young person. They say that septugenarians are too old to understand the terms of telecoms contracts….

Help the Aged (see links in More to Share, HTA), says

New laws next month will outlaw ageism in the workplace. But Help the Aged wants the rules extended to protect consumers.

Check the comments from “silver-surfers” on-line at the Daily Mail.

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