[oclug] POTS -> SIP providers in Canada?
sphex at sympatico.ca
Tue Apr 26 00:50:47 EDT 2005
Ross Jordan wrote:
> It would seem miden, on Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 11:40:15PM -0400, wrote:
>>Hate to be a pest(1). I can't seem to get a direct answer to this but
>>I'm trying one last time:
>>If a business is using this service, can a customer determine if a call
>>is being forwarded to, or coming from, a location other than the
>>location listed by the business?
> Not usually. In some cases, you may be able to do a lookup of the phone
> number block number and determine the owner is a VOIP provider.
> Also, some of the callerID data may contain VOIP identifying information.
The copper-wire suppliers might find it in their interests to help along
consumer demand for what they might call "phone protection". What if
the law'n'order scammers imagine pedos or terrorists hiding behind VoIP?
No, I don't imagine VoIP is doomed. I do imagine lobbyists lobbying.
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