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FCC proposes $10 Million fine for spoofed robocalls



As long as that tactical air strike uses MIRV nuclear warheads so none of the little f*ckers get away ...

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: NANOG <nanog-bounces+kmedcalf=dessus.com at nanog.org> On Behalf Of
>Jeff Shultz
>Sent: Thursday, 19 December, 2019 14:59
>To: North American Network Operators' Group <nanog at nanog.org>
>Subject: Re: FCC proposes $10 Million fine for spoofed robocalls
>
>On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 1:46 PM Rich Kulawiec <rsk at gsp.org> wrote:
>>
>> [ Re-sent with proper headers.  My apologies for the typo'd previous
>version. ]
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 11:34:48AM -0800, William Herrin wrote:
>> > I don't want to start an arms race with the spam callers, I want to
>> > end it. That means: jump directly to something they can't easily
>> > defeat.
>>
>> It is at this point that I am reminded of the wisdom of former FTC
>> Commissioner Orson Swindle, who was testifying before Congress on
>> the subject of spam when he said "We need a couple of good hangings
>here."
>> It was true in 2003 (which is I believe when he said it) and it's still
>> true now.  Fines, whatever they are, will be evaded and bargained down,
>> companies will be dissolved and reconstituted, money will be laundered,
>> and the problem will persist.
>>
>> ---rsk
>>
>
>I've occasionally thought that a tactical air strike on a couple of
>call centers might just convince the others of the errors of their
>ways.
>
>--
>Jeff Shultz
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