Off-topic informational anti-spam anecdotal

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Fri Jul 17 21:47:13 1998

On Sat, 18 Jul 1998, Tony Duell wrote:

> Are you sure? I thought there was US approval for phone stuff. FCC part
> 68 or something.

Yeah, but I was referring more towards the fact that you don't have to
tell the phone company about every little thing you're doing with your
line. I don't know how it is these days, but in the past you couldn't add
a phone to your house in the UK without having to pay an additional charge
or tax?

Consumer product requirements aside, you can hook just about any
contraption you want to your phone line in the US. The phone company
would get suspicious and may send a technician out to investigate, but
they couldn't charge you on anything if they found out you were physically
messing with the line.

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