[LINK] Re: 'Do not call' phone list Bill shelved
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Mon Nov 7 15:47:23 EST 2005
>>(a) There is no reason why calls originating from overseas (or in a non
>>conditioned exchange within Australia - if there are any) can't be routed
>>through a local number which presents CLI. The cost of compliance would
>>be minimal. The point is that a unique number is consistently presented.
>>(b) the requirement is to present CLI in accordance with established
>>standards, not to ensure it displays properly on recipient's phone.
>It's all well and good having regulation in place to require CLID, but how
>are you going to enforce it when the call centre is in Delhi or Pune or
>Mumbai. You could make the Australian contracting party liable but I'm
>not too sure how well that would stand up in court - you would probably
>have a much better idea than me.
And to think, not more than ten years ago we were all complaining that CLI
was going to be presented to everyone when we made a phone call. Now we're
demanding those whom we didn't want to disclose our telephone numbers to
when we called, disclose theirs to us!
How strange a world we live in!
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