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#44133 by whn
Wed Jan 27, 2010 7:06 pm
wonder if this is possible?

I want no calls from Skype.

9 out of 10 times its scammers
#44146 by osterizer
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:13 pm
IANAL, but I suspect that wouldn't be legal. A restraint of trade sort of thing.

If one carrier could legally block all calls from another carrier, what would stop, say, Verizon from blocking calls from Ooma? That sort of thing would allow a huge corporate giant to make it less attractive to switch to a small upstart competitor.

If you're a Premier user, I've found the blacklist feature works pretty well.
#44152 by ggilman
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:58 pm
osterizer wrote:IANAL, but I suspect that wouldn't be legal. A restraint of trade sort of thing.

If ooma blocked all calls from one provider, there would certainly be neutrality issues involved but only if they did it without their customer's consent or by default. If the user had to manually go in and configure some filter to block out skype calls, the user would be within their right.

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