1997-01-17 - Re: Privacy Issue (ANI in SF Bay Area)

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From: Toto <toto@sk.sympatico.ca>
To: Ryan Russell/SYBASE <Ryan.Russell@sybase.com>
Message Hash: 3eeb8eedc0a892973665f09a576dbf1f4a31ee0054cd6cad7c4791f3254fb464
Message ID: <32DF3432.11A2@sk.sympatico.ca>
Reply To: <199701161947.LAA26644@notesgw2.sybase.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-01-17 08:13:05 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 00:13:05 -0800 (PST)

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From: Toto <toto@sk.sympatico.ca>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 00:13:05 -0800 (PST)
To: Ryan Russell/SYBASE <Ryan.Russell@sybase.com>
Subject: Re: Privacy Issue (ANI in SF Bay Area)
In-Reply-To: <199701161947.LAA26644@notesgw2.sybase.com>
Message-ID: <32DF3432.11A2@sk.sympatico.ca>
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Ryan Russell/SYBASE wrote:
> Yesterday PacBell turned on ANI on our trunk groups, for
> local area calls.  On their own, mind you, without request
> from us.  If you call anyone here with a display phone,
> it displays your number, even if you have caller-id
> blocking on or you do a *70 (for those who don't know,
> ANI is not caller-id, you can't block your number
> from being displayed with ANI.)
> It also grabs your phone number if you leave a voice mail,
> so even folks without display phones can benefit.

  Why do I get the feeling that they will soon be offering a new
feature (for a 'slight surcharge') that will block this feature,
as well?