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December 10, 2003

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Dave Ph

Brilliant!
It's called whitelisting, and is used in extremis on email spam. I can't believe no-one has thought of it for SMS yet. But then that's genius for you - it seems obvious after it's pointed out. Very very clever.

Get thee to a patent office :-)

Pernille

Japanese handset manufacturers are already enabling this in Japan. See my article on Japanese mobile spam prevention measures http://www.pernillerudlin.com/mod/fileman/files/Japanese_spam.doc.

Access, the Japanese mobile browser company, has a product which does this (probably what the Japanese handset manufacturers have used)
http://www.accesschina.com.cn/products/mimap-client.htm

Tom Hume

Pernille

My apologies - I've undoubtedly picked up the idea from reading your document in the past then appropriated it as my own. I guess this at least means it can work!

This probably means the patent idea is screwed too Dave
:(

Tom

Pernille

No apology needed!
Nothing new under the sun etc.
And maybe Access and the Japanese handset people have not thought about the European SMS angle - yet.

David Cantrell

I know you can set a phone to make different annoying noises depending on who is calling you, can you not do the same for SMS?

Tom Hume

David - not on any handset I've seen in the, but as per Pernille's post above, it's done in Japan...

David Cantrell

I'm sure that a Panasonic phone I had a few years ago could do this. Buggered if I can remember the model though.

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