FCC chairwoman: Fines alone aren't enough (Robocalls)

Nathan Angelacos nangel at tetrasec.net
Tue Oct 4 15:29:22 UTC 2022

On Tue, 2022-10-04 at 08:05 -0600, Jawaid Bazyar wrote:
> Phone spam pretty much always involves the knowledge and involvement
> of the provider. There are no phone providers who don't know when one
> of their customers are making millions of robocalls.
> International toll fraud also always involves the collusion of
> corrupt small country telephone monopolies.
> So unlike email spam, where there are a million ways to send a
> million emails a minute without someone being aware, phone spam is
> definitively collisional. (Is that a word?)


secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy, especially in order to
cheat or deceive others.

illegal cooperation or conspiracy, especially between ostensible
opponents in a lawsuit.

Yup.  Having worked for a small VoIP provider, your comment is exactly
on point.

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