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Re: New N.Y. Law Targets Hidden Net LD Tolls
- From: John R Levine
- Date: Sat Aug 20 13:45:21 2005
- Cleverness: None detected
> As I remember Tennessee's rules, the PSC requirement was that every
> adjacent county was to be considered local.
> Area codes could usually cover multiple counties, but you usually know
> what city your calling destination is in. With ISP dial-in numbers, you
> might not, but that's pretty much the exception.
Exchange boundaries rarely match municipal boundaries, and there are a
whole bunch of arcane special cases like the one in Vermont that a call to
your town hall must be local. That's why it would be nice to be able to
query the billing database that really knows.
John Levine, email@example.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
Information Superhighwayman wanna-be, http://iecc.com/johnl, Mayor
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