Patent filed for voice spam blocking technology
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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