Phishing and telemarketing telephone calls

Mike Hammett nanog at
Sat Apr 25 12:52:21 UTC 2020

No different than any other network abuse mechanism and regulatory and legislative measures meant to control it. 

Mike Hammett 
Intelligent Computing Solutions 


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From: "Jon Lewis" <jlewis at> 
To: "Matthew Black" <Matthew.Black at> 
Cc: "North American Network Operators' Group" <nanog at> 
Sent: Friday, April 24, 2020 6:36:28 PM 
Subject: Re: Phishing and telemarketing telephone calls 

On Fri, 24 Apr 2020, Matthew Black wrote: 

> Has anyone else noticed a steep decline in annoying phone calls since the FCC threatened legal action against three major VOIP gateways if they didn’t make efforts to prevent 
> Caller ID spoofing from scammers? 

Not that it's at all on-topic for NANOG, but no. I still get numerous 
"last chance to renew my car warranty" and whatever the scam is from the 
credit card callers per day on both my home and cell numbers. 

Jon Lewis, MCP :) | I route 
StackPath, Sr. Neteng | therefore you are 
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