[LUNI] A good reason to NOT go to VoIP
mbl at lelnet.com
Fri Aug 13 01:20:05 CDT 2004
On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 12:48:18AM -0500, Martin Maney wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2004 at 12:06:59AM -0500, Matthew Landry wrote:
> > SIP may be needed, but not from random locations. With Vonage, for
> > example, your ATA only talks to Vonage's switches.
> Oh, right, of course - they couldn't ge their cut for every call if
> they weren't in the loop.
"Their cut for every call"? To what does this refer? Perhaps to the
per-call or per-minute charges they _don't_ have?
> I was forgetting that this is the consumerized edition.
Oh. That's as opposed to the useless edition that can't
interoperate with the POTS network. Right...if you have that, then blocking
random connections probably wouldn't be a good idea...after all, the
spammers will be the only people able to reach you. :)
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