Busy Connect

Steven J. Sobol sjsobol at nacs.net
Wed Jan 27 20:36:46 UTC 1999

On Wed, Jan 27, 1999 at 02:07:48PM -0500, Dean Anderson wrote:
> I would complain to the FCC. Presumably, the customer is dialing the number
> with their modem, and the modem isn't responding the the message "do you
> want to busy connect for 75 cents".  Yet they are getting the busy connect
> service and presumably are charged the 75 cents to "busy connect" without
> their approval.

Nahh... I doubt it.

You'd hope that they default to NOT doing it unless people specifically asked
for it to be done...

Ameritech offers the same service, and I've only been charged for the times
I've actually used the feature. If I hang up, I don't get charged. I have to
believe BellSouth works the same way, although I could be wrong.

Steve Sobol sjsobol at nacs.net (AKA support at nacs.net and abuse at nacs.net)

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