30 Years of the Digest ... founded August 21, 1981
The Telecom Digest for July 31, 2012
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Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 01:56:26 -0400 From: T <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: Challenge-Response Message-ID: <MPG.firstname.lastname@example.org> In article <email@example.com>, PeteCress@invalid.telecom-digest.org says... > > Per T: > >It's not going to happen. Most phone services allow call-block now. And > >on my phone I use Blacklist for Android - MetroPCS wants to charge me a > >buck a month for phone block. A $2 app does it forever and I don't need > >to pay MetroPCS for the privilege. > > But don't Call-Block services depend on a blacklist? If so, who > maintains the blacklist? > > What data does the Android app work from? Does it just block > anything where the calling number is not in your phonebook? No, you can tell the Blacklist application what numbers to block. I quite like it as when you want to add it'll go into the phone call log and let you choose a number.
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