[Novalug] VA anti-SPAM law struck down
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Thu Sep 18 16:09:06 EDT 2008
On Thu, 18 Sep 2008, Dan Arico wrote:
> On Thursday 18 September 2008 01:43:49 pm Beartooth wrote:
>> Twenty years in Northern Virginia made us so allergic to
>> spam of all kinds, and especially phone spam, that we refuse
>> to touch voice mail -- even to the point of never finding out
>> how to get into it. When we learned that the nasty noises
>> every time we picked up the phone were an indication we had
>> voice mail, we got it removed from the account.
> Get one of these. It dropped telemarketing calls to my home
> phone to zero as soon as I plugged it in.
We got a "Phone Zapper" or some such thing, from
RatShack when there was talk of them here. It helped for a while;
but the ports on the back aren't labelled -- so I may have them
It was supposed to recognize machine calls, and send back
the signal that the phone company does to indicate "not in
Beartooth of Bear's End, Squirreler, Historian of Tongues
What do they know of country, who only country know?
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