855 When?

We have been fielding dozens of calls and texts regarding more information about the possible release of the new 855 toll free numbers. The answer is that we don’t know yet exactly when these new numbers will be available but we do know that insider buzz suggests within the next 18 months. As soon as we learn solid information here at SMSGOV, we will pass it on immediately so keep reading our daily posts!

FOIA Docs Show Feds Can Track Mobiles Without the Help of Telecoms

Courts in recent years have been raising the evidentiary bar law enforcement agents must meet in order to obtain historical cell phone records that reveal information about a target’s location. But documents obtained by civil liberties groups under a Freedom of Information Act request suggest that “triggerfish” technology can be used to pinpoint cell phones without involving cell phone providers at all.

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Who are The SMSGOV?

SMSGOV.com is home to the Toll Free Advisory Committee (TAC). The Toll Free Advisory Committee (TAC) is a self regulated association of telecom companies. We work as an external layer within the toll free industry. We aggregate news and information involving Responsible Organizations and regulatory agencies including the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and the Service Management System (SMS800.)

We provide a public resource on the topics of telecom and 800 numbers that are accessible to the general public.

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