Strange Things are Afoot at the Circle K.: Caller ID: Do you really know who's calling?

Friday, September 03, 2004

Caller ID: Do you really know who's calling?

Caller ID: Do you really know who's calling?

"Your Caller ID feature may no longer be telling the truth.

This week, a company is launching technology that will make it possible for someone to choose what appears on phones that have Caller ID, the feature for displaying identifying information about an incoming call.

It could be a different phone number, or even a few words, said Jason Jepson, founder of Star38, which has developed the commercial Caller ID spoofing service..."