Email Portability Approved by Knesset Committee

Robert Brockway robert at
Mon Feb 22 17:39:19 UTC 2010

On Mon, 22 Feb 2010, Dorn Hetzel wrote:

> I am sure the various carriers faced with the onset of Local Number
> Portability and WLNP in this part of the world would have been happy to
> escape with only forwarding phone calls for 3 months.

I'm sure they would :)

I know very little of the workings of cell (or landline) phone networks 
but I expect if it worked the same way Internet routing does then the 
Telco networks would have had serious problems under the weight of 
rerouted calls.

> I would watch out for this idea, it might actually catch on in various
> places, warts and all...

OTOH if it fails in a screaming heap in Israel it may show everyone else 
why it is a bad idea :)



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