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The exploding problem of telephone slamming in America

Hearings before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, ... "slamming," and April 23, 1998 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7377157M
ISBN 100160570387
ISBN 109780160570384

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The exploding problem of telephone slamming in America: hearings before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, February 18 (Portland, Maine), unauthorized long distance switching "slamming," and Ap Telephone slamming is an illegal telecommunications practice, in which a subscriber's telephone service is changed without their consent.

Slamming became a more visible issue after the deregulation of the telecommunications industry in the mids, especially after several brutal price wars between the major telecommunications companies. "Slamming" is the illegal practice of switching a consumer's traditional wireline telephone company for local, local toll, or long distance service without permission.

The FCC's slamming liability rules also prohibit unreasonable delays in the execution of an authorized switch by your local telephone company.

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The following is an excerpt from the new book Exploding the Phone written by Phil Lapsley and published by Grove/Atlantic, which tells the story of the "phone phreaks." There it was again. Exploding the Phone is among the most comprehensive and engaging histories of that community ever published.” —Electronic Frontier Foundation, “EFF’s Reading List: Books of ” “Exploding the Phone is an extraordinary book To have such a significant, yet underground story captured in Reviews: Slamming isn't just a problem with telephone service-- shady utilities have been doing it around here for years.

There isn't a page for those variations though, and since it's basically the same scam with a different vector, might it be worth adding a section to the telephone slamming entry. Bieeanda20 August (UTC) Interesting. Exploring the telephone network wasn't (and isn't) illegal, in and of itself.

But phone phreaks sometimes used their skills to make free telephone calls, and that was illegal. Additionally, some phone phreaks wiretaped telephones or stole telephone company equipment, which also got them into hot water.

About The Author. Phil Lapsley has spent the last several years documenting the history of phone phreaking through hundreds of interviews, document searches, and Freedom of Information Act requests. He has been interviewed by National Public Radio, Radio Lab, the BBC and quoted in multiple newspapers, including the New York Times, on the has also presented on phone phreaking.

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