Re: Debian IS for the enterprise (Was: Debian Enterprise?)
In article <20031120090145.GA4260@comcast.net>
>I had a friend who worked at Bell in the very early 1960s. He told me
>before the phone system went digital there was a special code you could
>issue which would activate the microphone when the phone was on the
>hook. So if the government is going to ruin your life, it's been
>happening for at least 40 years.
Since 60's era phones all used carbon microphones, and when on-hook
didn't draw enough power to use such a microphone, that's easy to
disprove even without disassembling a phone. If you did disassemble
one, you would notice the microphone isn't connected to the line when
Your freind was trying to see how gullible you were...
Blars Blarson firstname.lastname@example.org
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