Tag: cell phone pinging

Every month BellesLink does a customer webinar to share product news, tips and techniques. During a recent webinar two big questions came up: Why would I pay for BellesLink when I can get Google Voice for free? What’s the difference? Why not use caller ID spoofing? Paul Kulas took the chance to highlight the reasons caller…

If you ever had any doubts about the legality of cell phone pinging and caller ID spoofing, the matter has been settled. Recently the FCC has re-asserted that both practices, once common in skip tracing and investigations, are something they not only frown on but will most likely take action on. In an July 2015 declaration the…

In our previous post, we took a look at an overview of cell phone pinging and why locating a cell phone, by a cell phone ping, without consent isn’t compliant. There are ways that you can obtain location information that are fully compliant. We’re not referring to the exceptions for emergencies and law enforcement—but rather to…

Our earlier blog post provided an overview of what a cell phone ping is and why the practice of cell phone pinging is illegal in all but some very specific circumstances. This post discusses some of the compliance issues related to cell phone pinging. There are some dry legal citations throughout, but they are important…