Community blacklist exception numbers

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holmes4
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Re: Community blacklist exception numbers

Post by holmes4 » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:49 am

I would be quite astonished if the community blocklist blocked "all 1-800 calls". I have community blocklist set to "block calls" and I still get calls from companies I do business with that have toll-free caller ID numbers.
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stepheal
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Re: Community blacklist exception numbers

Post by stepheal » Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:29 am

Community blacklist is essentially useless. It blocks numbers that I need to allow, such as calls from the Webex teleconferencing service. I wonder what percentage of Ooma users have it disabled!

murphy
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Re: Community blacklist exception numbers

Post by murphy » Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:23 am

If Webex is one of those "free" conferencing systems that charges exorbitant connection fees to Ooma, then Ooma has probably blocked it outright.
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dmarcus123
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Re: Community blacklist exception numbers

Post by dmarcus123 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 6:00 am

MLXXXp wrote:
dccsb wrote:Has anyone from Ooma replied to the requests?
Here's one thread about whitelisting:
http://www.ooma.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=14441

Here's a reply in the above thread by Tom B of Ooma:
http://www.ooma.com/forums/viewtopic.ph ... 10#p104234

Here's the actual post from Bobby B of Ooma, referenced in the above thread. (Only "Wildcarding for blacklists", has been implemented, so far.):
http://www.ooma.com/forums/viewtopic.ph ... 087#p97087
Well, the reply from Tom says it is actively being worked on. But that was December, 2012!

RazzleBeezer
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Re: Community blacklist exception numbers

Post by RazzleBeezer » Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:08 am

No new information from me. I just want to add my name to the petition for a WHITELIST feature.
When I'm at work (a large Public University) I cannot call home when I have community blacklist enabled. I find this ridiculous!

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