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. Dan Sent from my iPad > On Jul 27, 2015, at 3:16 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes > <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com> > To: Mercedes Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org> > 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 > <email@example.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. >> >> _______________________________________ >> http://www.okiebenz.com >> >> To sea _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com