A gentleman from AT&T responded to John Hammond's message about
mysteriously appearing touch tone service. He made mention of NY Tel
threatening to bill people who used TT without paying, but said he
hadn't ever heard of it happening.
I can't vouch for someone being billed, but several years ago when I
lived in Ukiah, CA 707-462, they were contacting people both in
writing and verbally who were using touch tone service without paying.
They had just converted from a Crossbar office to 1AESS, and were
apparently deluged with people who realized that TT worked for free.
Shortly thereafter they must have patched it, because it stopped being
Not that I would ever take advantage of Pac Bell. After all, look at
all the wonderful things they've done for me.
Santa Rosa Junior College (707) 527-4853
1501 Mendocino Ave. Santa Rosa, CA 95401
I have no opinions.