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

At 01:03 PM 9/7/96 CST, [email protected] wrote:
>In Minneapolis, USWest has Telecard phones everywhere, and vending
>machines with bill accepters.  The calls are also flat rate at $0.25.
>Can Telecards be audited for usage?  If a TLA black-bags my $25 Telecard
>from my wallet, can they reconstruct what calls I made with it?

Easily.  They get the card number off the card, and then check their
long distance records for calls made with that card number.

With some cards, you can recharge the card instead of getting new ones,
if for some reason you want to increase the audit trail substantially.

#			Thanks;  Bill
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