Re: Fwd: Free web-to-phone delivery of ransom notes

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From: Greg Bolcer (
Date: Mon May 08 2000 - 18:04:40 PDT

Rohit Khare wrote:
> Spammers will also love the system. For the first time, a script will be
> able to call every number in the US, delivering the spam by voice. All
> free-of-charge, of course.
> Enjoy,

Automated and recorded phone solicitation is illegal in California
and the majority of states. I'd be curious to see if they have
the same liability as ISPs or phone providers.

Pacbell has a Call Annoyance hotline at: 1800-698-7223.

If you get a spam call from these guys in California, make sure you report it.
They *love* cracking down on this type of thing.

                      California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)
                      State Office Building
                      505 Van Ness Avenue
                      San Francisco, CA 94102

                      The California Attorney General's Office
                      200 S. Spring Street
                      Suite 500
                      Los Angeles, CA 90013

                      Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
                      Informal Complaints and Public Inquiries Branch
                      Mail Stop Code 1600A2
                      2025 M Street NW
                      Washington, DC 20554

                      Federal Trade Commission
                      Consumer Response Center
                      600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
                      Washington, DC 20580

                      Your Local Better Business Bureau

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