Proposed provisions for inclusion in the ITRs

Summary

This contribution submits, for consideration by CWG-WCIT12, four drafts of possible provisions to be included in the articles of the ITRs on the issues indicated below, along with the rationale for the proposals:

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I Fraud in international telecommunications 2

II Misuse of numbering resources 2

III Identification of calling party in international calls 3

I “FRAUD” IN INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS

1 Background

The World Telecommunication Policy Forum (Lisbon, 2009) considered the possibility of including the issue of fraud in the subjects for possible consideration in the revision of the ITRs, and Opinion 6 of the Forum proposed that it be defined as “Use of telecommunications facilities with the intention of avoiding payment; without correct payment, with no payment at all, or by making someone else pay.”


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