Patent filed for voice spam blocking technology

Tuesday, 29 June 2004, 7:21 PM EST

A patent application has been filed for a method to identify and block SPIT - spam over Internet telephony, or VoIP spam.

SPIT, or VoIP spam, is a combination of telemarketing calls and email spam in which a 'caller' uses Internet technology to send thousands of voice messages simultaneously into recipients' VoIP voice mailboxes.

VoIP spam was recently described by the US Telecommunications Association as a top security challenge ahead for the telephony industry.

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