[svlug] DSL woes

Robert Hajime Lanning lanning at kewltech.com
Fri May 12 10:00:58 PDT 2000


WAIT!  You mean this email exchange is being recorded!





(searches archives...)  :)
---- As written by Rafael:
> 
> On Tue, 9 May 2000, Jeffrey B. Siegal wrote:
> 
> > > > The PUC's answer (I kid you not,
> > > > I asked two different PUC people the same question) is that I have to
> > > > get a confirmed appointment -- IN WRITING -- from PacBell, before
> > > > they will be able to take action, because essentially, they go "oh
> > > > its your word against theirs, do you have any documentation?"
> > 
> > Have at least one impartial witness monitor the call, and then have the
> > witness file a sworn affidavit with the PUC attesting to the confirmed
> > appointment.
> > 
> 
> Companies usually warn you about recording the conversation for quality
> purposes. You can announce the same at the begining of the conversation.
> They might take it as their internal recording :-)
> 
> You could say that English is your second language and you need to record
> the conversation to make sure you don't misunderstand something :-)
> 
> It's ironic that phone conversations cannot be recorded without warning to
> the other party while email can. I don't see the difference since both
> mediums convey info between 2 or more parties. Email gets backed up
> somewhere most of the time and is/was used against one or the other party.
> Email was used as evidence against MS while their phone conversations were
> not. Double standards IMO.
> 
> How about phone conversations over IP? Can you backup those bits without
> telling anybody? Or do you setup a backup utility to ignore phone over IP?
> Not all streaming data on digital lines gets recorded on disks of course,
> but it can be done. How do you know if poIP is being recorded?
> 
> 
>    O__  ---- Rafael Skodlar
>   c/ /'_ --- Linux Imagineer since 1994
>  (*) \(*) -- 
> 
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/* Robert Hajime Lanning                             lanning at lanning.cc
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