Hey, SiteFinder is back, again...

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Tue Nov 6 20:20:05 UTC 2007

> 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.

> How long before they'll just make you sit thru a few seconds of pitch
> before connecting any call? Or any website? How hard is it to stick up
> a quick bit of flash (e.g.) and then fade to the page you requested?

For a browser -- like, say 'lynx' -- that doesn't even fetch flash links??

<evil grin>

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