OT stories about phone phreaking

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Fri Jun 8 09:39:50 2001

On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, Gabe Steiger wrote:

> Is it still possible to phreak a phone by unscrewing the talk speaker?
> I tried unscrewing the mouth peice once, could not unscrew it. Bastard
> would NOT budge.

You've figured out why it is no longer possible to phreak. The phone
companies passed a law that required phone manufacturers to screw the
mouthpiece on so tight that nobody could unscrew it. Therefore, phreaking
is no longer possible ;(

Here's a great site call Phone Trips:


Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger http://www.vintage.org
Received on Fri Jun 08 2001 - 09:39:50 BST

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