[Contest] PrivacyStar Subscriptions and more..

[Contest] PrivacyStar Subscriptions and more..

Jan 21, 2011

[Update 2/10: Today, First Orion, makers of PrivacyStar, the call blocking, caller ID and reporting app is announcing a milestone: PrivacyStar subscribers have filed over 100,000 complaints with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Congrats!]

[Update: Free 6-month subscription Contest is closed]

First Orion, makers of PrivacyStar with caller ID, are happy to announce their latest promotion for new subscribers. All you have to do is download PrivacyStar, rate it, and leave a review in the Android Market to be entered to win a Sony Cyber-shot 14.1 Megapixel Digital Camera (model: W370 Chrome) along with a free 30-day subscription just for entering. All reviews must be submitted and a copy emailed to [email protected] by January 30th.

To further this promotion, Android Rundown will be giving away three 6 month subscriptions to PrivacyStar courtesy of First Orion. All you have to do is leave a comment about what PrivacyStar feature appeals to you most, or if you use twitter, simply tweet this message here:

Trying to win a 6 month subscription to PrivacyStar from @androidrundown http://bit.ly/hynTtr #android #contest

That’s it! I bet now you’re wondering what PrivacyStar is?

PrivacyStar is a subscription based service which provides users with extensive call blocking features. With PrivacyStar for Android users will benefit from:

  • Call Blocking – Block individual numbers, entire area codes, all private or unknown numbers and wildcard characters.
  • SMS Text Message Blocking – Block SMS text messages.
  • Caller ID – While the phone is ringing, PrivacyStar displays the name of the calling party.
  • Caller Lookup – Identify unknown callers by name and take appropriate action, such as adding to the contacts list or Privacy List.
  • SmartBlock – Employs crowdsourced data from PrivacyStar users to automatically block the most blocked numbers as determined by the entire user population.
  • Do Not Disturb – Forwards all non blocked incoming calls to voicemail and sends a custom text message acknowledging the call.
  • Report Potential Telemarketing and Debt Collection Violations – Upon the user’s request, PrivacyStar captures detailed information about possible violations including date, time, number and identity. PrivacyStar allows users to easily provide this information to law enforcement authorities so they may take action.
  • Web Portal – Fully integrated personal web portal to manage the PrivacyStar account, block and unblock callers, and perform number look-ups. The portal also provides additional details on violations.
  • Future Proof – Easily transfer PrivacyStar user information from one device to another such as to a new smartphone.

Pricing and Availability
PrivacyStar is available for a no risk free 7-day trial period. For continued service, PrivacyStar is available for $2.99 (USD) per month or for discounted semi-annual and annual periods. PrivacyStar is available for download at the Android Market or privacystar.com. And, very soon, Android AT&T and T-Mobile customers will be able to subscribe to PrivacyStar by selecting the service on their monthly statement.

Contest Recap

To receive a free 30-day subscription and be entered to win a Sony Cyber-shot 14.1 Megapixel Digital Camera (model: W370 Chrome) you must:

To win 1 of 3 free 6-month subscriptions to PrivacyStar via Android Rundown you must:

  • Leave a comment stating what PrivacyStar feature appeals to you most.


  • Tweet the message – Trying to win a 6 month subscription to PrivacyStar from @androidrundown http://bit.ly/hynTtr #android #contest

Contest for the free 6-month subscriptions will be open until Wed, January 26th Thursday January 27th, 12 midnight EST.

Download: PrivacyStar for Android

Source: Privacystar.com

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  • Dujuanjordan

    I think this is a wonderful app tht gives you total control of who u wld like to call or msg u I wld recommend this app for anyone