[LINK] The end of the US whitepages

Tom Koltai tomk at unwired.com.au
Sat Nov 13 16:25:19 AEDT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au 
> [mailto:link-bounces at mailman.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Scott Howard
> Sent: Saturday, 13 November 2010 4:06 PM
> To: Jan Whitaker
> Cc: link at anu.edu.au
> Subject: Re: [LINK] The end of the US whitepages
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 8:51 PM, Jan Whitaker 
> <jwhit at melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> > I think 411 directory assistance still works and was free 
> when I lived 
> > there. Does anyone know for sure?
> >
> Not even close.  It varies depending on the carrier and how 
> you call, but starts at about $1.00 per call and goes up from there.
> There are some free services, such as Google's GOOG-411 which 
> was decommissioned today, but these are most focused towards 
> business entries rather than personal.
>   Scott.

Errr, what about (insert local area code)555-1212

I was sure that was free. But then again it was some time ago I checked
my bill....

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