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Re: PO box addresses
From Drew Orgell at websiter on 25 June '98
adding to PO box addresses posted by Mark

In my country (USA) there are private companies with normal street adressess like 1234 Main Street, Suite A-123
MyTown, MyState, USA 99999

If you are concerned that your clients may knock on your door, or that your landlord will raise your rent (or kick you out!) if he learns you are running a business (he's been looking for any excuse), this may be well worth the investment.

>I will shortly be selling a service via my free 5MB of web space supplied by my service provider. As I intend to operate this 'sideline' from home, and my customers will need to send me items in the post, is it wise to give my home address on my website or should I consider setting up a PO box with Royal Mail (about 100 p.a.) ?

>Royal Mail have pointed out that if I wish to use the 'shortened' form of the PO box address:

>PO Box xxxx

>I must ensure that I am complying with legislation relating to mail order sales (details of which they won't supply). Also, they will supply my real address to anyone who asks!

>Is publishing my real address really such a bad idea ?

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