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Tech forum questions if pretexting ban will work

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July 18, 2007

Obtaining private records under false pretenses is bad, but some in the technology industry say it happens all the time and wonder whether new federal legislation will curb "pretexting"...

Although some speakers at the summit criticized phone companies for not protecting call records well enough, another wondered how pretexting could be stopped.

"This has been happening for years," said Shari Steele, president of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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