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RE: Telemarketer Tactics
Most tele-terroists use VOIP and a robotic dialer (aka -- a computer.)
With a spoofed C.I.D.

My gripe is: Why should "we" have to put up with this?
The big telecom companies could blacklist these terrorists.

Everyone call forward to the Whitehouse switchboard on Telemarketer Thursday.
202-456-1414.

frankly I have a something a little more Biblical in mind to punish telemarketers.

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I just love it when they spoof my own number when they call me. Does that really work?

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Someone did that to me...phone was ringing, I looked and it was ME calling ME!! WT? I thought I was in "the twilight zone"

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Yes, they can sent out any CID they select.
If only 1% of phones are answered; then a boiler-room of 10 terrorists telemarketers are enough to cover a robodailer that sprays out all 1000 numbers in an area code prefix combination.

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I believe the rational for the carriers not doing anything about the telemarketers is that they want to remain "common carriers" for legal status. As soon as they begin regulating or controlling what content gets through, they can become legally responsible for illegal communications. But, then I am not a lawyer, no do I play one on the internet...

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(06-05-2016 01:05 PM)justMongo Wrote:  Yes, they can sent out any CID they select.
If only 1% of phones are answered; then a boiler-room of 10 terrorists telemarketers are enough to cover a robodailer that sprays out all 1000 numbers in an area code prefix combination.

Too-funny Laugh-a-lot That is funny Mongo! LOL (as we used to say)

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Unfortunately ninety nine percent of telemarketers are giving the other one percent a bad name.

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(06-05-2016 12:47 PM)Luvmyzzz Wrote:  Someone did that to me...phone was ringing, I looked and it was ME calling ME!! WT? I thought I was in "the twilight zone"

It was you calling from the future with the winning lottery numbers.



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(06-05-2016 03:59 AM)holden4th Wrote:  "If nobody had answered that call, how dire would the consequences have been? Was it a matter of life or death?

Sounds Schrodinger's cat-ish.



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