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E-911 system must be updated to disallow VOIP spoofing

There have been many swattings where a psychopath calls 911 via VOIP claiming to be someone in the middle of a violent attack. The caller ID data is spoofed so the police believe the call is actually originating from the victim's house. Swatted men were killed by police in both Aurora, Colorado, and Wichita, Kansas, which doesn't say much for those police departments.

Calls originating from landlines are not a problem,... more »


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