Dunno, haven't looked into it that closely. I believe it's tied back to the 
national "Do Not Call" registry as well as the vendor's own list of accumulated 
robocaller numbers.

I just know it's far from foolproof despite it being presented as such. I think 
our VOIP guys tested it for fun earlier this year and found it to be meh.


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> On Jul 27, 2015, at 3:16 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> So how do you get calls from people you've never talked to before? What if 
> your wife calls from somewhere else because her cell phone has died?
> -Curt
>      From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
> Cc: Dan Penoff <d...@penoff.com> 
> Sent: Monday, July 27, 2015 2:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: STOP robocalls
> I don't think this was spam, necessarily, as it was someone's email account 
> that got hijacked and was used to send out the spam. Pretty coo on on Yahoo 
> and some of the other bulk mail providers.
> The nomorobo thing is legit, although it's not perfect. If your caller's 
> service provider doesn't send the number in the proper ANI (10 digit) format, 
> it won't respond and the call gets a busy or intercept signal.
> I just don't answer calls on my land line or mobile that I don't recognize. 
> It's that simple.
> Dan
> Sent from my iPad
> On Jul 27, 2015, at 1:52 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>>> W140 wrote:
>>>> Free service blocks pesky robocalls*****
>>> Spam - on how to stop spam.
>>> Ironic....
>> The spammers are masterful at sending spam on how to stop spam. Similarly I 
>> suspect a lot of viruses are spread by the antivirus companies.  One reason 
>> I never fully trusted kaspersky.  Russian virus propagators selling 
>> anti-virus, or legitimate Ruskies? Oxymoron?
>> "anti-virus" people blackmailing gullible users....  THe list goes on.
>> How about "stockbrokers" turned "financial advisors" scamming people out of 
>> millions?
>> How about IRS taking money at gunpoint and using the power/money to favor 
>> certain parties/candidates?
>> Its all the same.  Theft/extortion/blackmail.  It used to be limited to the 
>> gangsters.  Now the politicians are fully involved too; as are seeming 
>> legitimate businesses.  Microsoft forcing you to upgrade and buy new 
>> hardware?  Or forcing you to "rent" software forever?  That used to be 
>> extortion or blackmail.  Now it is "normal"    The goobers and coppers that 
>> are supposed to intervene and stop the extortion are busy trying to figure 
>> out how to extort more money with traffic cameras and other unconstitutional 
>> means.
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