[Linux-aus] SIP

Dave Davey daved at windclimber.id.au
Thu Jul 4 17:19:01 EST 2013

On Thu, Jul 04, 2013 at 07:43:05AM +1000, Russell Stuart wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-07-03 at 08:57 -0400, David Lyon wrote:
> > Where you see their point is on the receiving side of telephone calls. 
> > If 'anybody' can make free voip calls, then anybody will call. I'm 
> > meaning telephone canvassors/telemarketers here.
> Yes, an open SIP system would end up as heavily SPAM'ed as email.  But
> it in practice hasn't worked out that way.  People who opt to have a
> VOIP (SIP) home phone don't get any more marketing phone calls that
> someone who doesn't.  Why?  Because the system isn't open.

And I can't see any reason why you cannot register your VOIP phone number
in the "do not call" register.  (I have not done so because I have not had
one marketing call to my VOIP number.)


David F. Davey
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