Reply to post: Re: SWAT Death

VMware emits security alerts, Planet Hollywood chain hacked, SWAT death caller gets 20 years in clink, and more

Notas Badoff

Re: SWAT Death

Probably won't be noticed tacked onto this article's comments, but - hey - you saw it here first!

Within 5 years, possibly only 2-3, people answering phones won't - they'll pick up and then listen. If a _familiar_ voice says 'hello' then the conversation will proceed. No recognized voice in the first 1.5 seconds and the phone gets hung up or put to the side.

The phone companies, through decades of inaction on faked caller numbers, will cause a societal reversal - the caller must say 'hello' first.

All the irritation, confusion, upset and anger resulting will have a single identified cause - phone companies. Let their roasting begin!

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