TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Cellular Phone Harassment from '555-555-1212'

Re: Cellular Phone Harassment from '555-555-1212'

Jon Gauthier (
Wed, 13 Apr 2005 13:59:26 -0400


You should be able to hit the "No"/"Hangup" button when you get a call
from that number. Some phones allow you to disable calls from certain
numbers. Some wireless providers may offer a "Deny list" capability
that you edit on their website ...


Steve Sobol wrote:

> Dale Showers wrote:

>> I have been receiving calls on my cell phone and the caller id is
>> 15555551212 but there is no one on the phone when I pick up.

> Considering that 555 isn't a valid area code and xxx-555-1212 is Directory
> Assistance, why do you even bother answering that number?

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> Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge / / PGP: 0xE3AE35ED

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> --New Order, "Bizarre Love Triangle"

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Because, if I understood Dale correctly
> in our phone call mid-day Tuesday, his phone just keeps on ringing
> until he _does_ answer. PAT]

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