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Re: Anonymous phone calls (was: What is the EFF doing exactly?)




On Fri, 6 Sep 1996, jim bell wrote:

> At 10:08 AM 9/6/96 EST, [email protected] wrote:
> >There is another spin possible on the reasons for replacement of pay phones with
> >credit card phones. In Canada all new credit card phones are also able to take
> >phone cards (which are anonymous).
> 
> Don't be too sure about the "anonymity" of these cards.  You don't have to 
> give your name when you buy or use them, but assuming a large number of 
> phone calls (to, from different locations) can be associated together after 
> the fact, your name can probably be fairly easily obtained.
> Jim Bell
> [email protected]

And phone companys that offers phone cards keep track of every call that 
goes thru each card number.