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Re: New N.Y. Law Targets Hidden Net LD Tolls
- From: Robert Bonomi
- Date: Thu Aug 18 14:50:18 2005
> From email@example.com Thu Aug 18 11:04:41 2005
> Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 07:56:10 -0700 (PDT)
> From: David Barak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: New N.Y. Law Targets Hidden Net LD Tolls
> To: Sean Donelan <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> --- Sean Donelan <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I assume the NY AG will also be targeting
> > enforcement of Domino's Pizza
> > because they have lots of phone numbers and
> > consumers may unknowingly dial
> > a phone number to order a pizza which may be a toll
> > call in their area.
> A typical call to Domino's lasts < 2 minutes, and if
> it's not actually a local call, you're almost
> certainly not in the delivery area (and would get
> redirected to the correct store). Accidentally
> dialing a nonlocal Domino's results in a $.10 bill
> (and no pizza).
> A typical call to a dial-up ISP is what, a few hours?
> Multiple times per month? Accidentally using a
> non-local ISP number can result in a bill in the
> hundreds of dollars pretty easily (also no pizza).
All true, but *WHY* is that 'accidentally dialing a non-local ISP number'
the *ISP's* fault??