Controversial new mobile phone directory service 118800.co.uk has crashed, after thousands of users flocked online to remove their numbers from the site, according to reports.
The site, which launched last month, now displays holding page which reads “service suspended while we make improvements”.
Read more on v3.co.uk. The service, which has generated a lot of consumer anger, was deemed not to be a threat to privacy by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Update: A 118 800 spokesperson has responded to the news story and comments on this, below.