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#952 by kdmc69
Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:21 am
For at least the third time, I have had my phone ring and the caller ID indicates that I am calling myself. (It is my own number showing up on the display) When I answer it, I find that it is some kind of solicitation.
My question: is this something on my end or have the solicitors out there figured out how to confuse those of us that don't want their calls?
Has anyone else experienced this?

Thanks.
#958 by Dennis P
Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:03 am
Disturbing. Caller-ID can easily be spoofed, unfortunately. It looks like that's how the call came into us. Could be something that we could check for and reject in the future.
#964 by kdmc69
Thu Nov 20, 2008 5:41 am
Thanks, Dennis. Just while I was reading your reply, another call came in the same way. I guess I'll have to stop answering the phone when I see my number on the caller ID.

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