Re: LZ: blue boxes
On Wed, 23 Oct 1996 21:30:55 -0400 (EDT) Nate Godin <email@example.com>
>At 16:05 10-23-96 -0400, you wrote:
>>aren't blue boxes(ahem) illegal? and I'm confused. how do they work.
>>mean, i know that they allow you to make free phone calls and stuff
>>other than that, how do they work?
>>btw. i've got one of those little things from RShack that you put up
>>the phone to make a call and it produces the tones(that's all it
>>would this help?
>All you need to do to convert it into a red box or a blue box is take
>crystal in the dialer and replace it with another one...I can get the
>plans from a friend of mine who's built one if you're interested.
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I thought that the phone companies upgraded their equipment so that the
blue and red box tones don't work anymore.