Block Calls: Crowd sourcing junk call filtering

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Like many businesses, we receive a large number of junk phone calls and faxes (scams, telemarketers, etc.).  In most cases, a quick Google of the phone number reveals that it is well-known and reported on numerous websites.   We block these numbers but it's a game of Whack-A-Mole.

RingCentral is in a perfect position to aggregate data on these numbers - if a critical mass of users block a particular number, it is likely to be spam.  Likewise if the number is reported on websites like 800notes.com.

If you developed such a list of numbers to block, we would happily opt-in to allow you to use our blocking data and we'd even more happily opt-in to have the numbers on your list automatically blocked.
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Iris Engelson

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