Hey, SiteFinder is back, again...

Steve Atkins steve at blighty.com
Tue Nov 6 21:07:14 UTC 2007


On Nov 6, 2007, at 12:20 PM, Robert Bonomi wrote:

>
>> From: Barry Shein <bzs at world.std.com>
>> Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2007 13:05:26 -0500
>> Subject: Re: Hey, SiteFinder is back, again...
>>
>> Since this is verizon, one wonders why this has never been tried on
>> wrong, non-working phone numbers?
>>
>>       Visit your local chevy dealer, no interest for 12 months! We're
>>       sorry, the number you have reached....
>>
>> is it illegal?
>
> Before they could  do it, they'd have to file -- and get approved -- a
> tariff with the public utilities commission in each state.
>
> I'm not at all sure how well such a proposal would fly there.

There are already companies offering advertising funded
long distance service. And advertising funded VoIP dialtone.

It's not like this is a hypothetical that's bizarrely out there.

Cheers,
   Steve






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