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Jun/03

Fat Finger Dialing, the Phone System's Equivalent of Typo-squatting.


Via ICBTollFree: AT&T is suing Sprint, One Call and ASC for what it calls a ‘fat-finger dialing scheme’ whereby they obtained close versions of the toll free number 1 800 CALL ATT.

MCI reportedly owns 1 800 OPERATER (as opposed to ATT’s 1-800-OPERATOR).

ATT reportedly owns 1 800 CALL MCI.

The FCC on fat-finger dialing here.

Global800 law libary, including a link to the 1-800-H0LIDAY decision here.

The domain name Fatfinger.com is taken by a Cayman Island company.

 

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