Phreakers For Sale!

According to this article on SecurityFocus, a company by the name of will be selling caller ID spoofing. (In case you’ve never heard of this it’s called Orange Boxing in Phreaker circles) the article claims that the service will cost only $0.25 USD per call and $0.07 to $0.14 per minute. Regarding abuse of this service by less than honest ventures Star38 says that it will screen subscribers and initially only offer the service to liscenced private investigators, collection agencies and the like. The scary part (at least to me) is that this business does not appear to violate any criminal law. The service is slated to open up on September 1st.

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