From:   grimwomyn <>
Sent time:   Thursday, September 15, 2011 7:01:47 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Free private telecom services for organizers

great-- I can volunteer to take calls: 347.682.9783 - priscilla

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 8:36 PM, Justine <> wrote:
The number is now configured and currently only forwarding to Justin.  The new toll free number is:

(877) 881-3020

We might want to get the orientation guide changed to include this number.

On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:18 AM, grimwomyn <> wrote:

I think an 800 number would be way better.....

On Sep 15, 2011 8:04 PM, "Justine" <> wrote:
> I can assign an 800 number if you want it to look more legit.
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:03 AM, Justine <> wrote:
>> Absolutely!
>> Does this number work? (516) 570-9229
>> Please email me the number(s) to which you want it to forward.
>> Also would you like me to rewrite the caller id to 555-555-5555 so you'll
>> know that the person is calling for OWS help?
>> Please don't tweet or distribute this number until we've had a chance to
>> test it of course :)
>> On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Justin Wedes <> wrote:
>>> Hi Justine,
>>> I know we have the Lawyers Guild number for arrest, but is there a number
>>> that people coming into town can call for simple directions and help? I'd be
>>> happy to help man that line, and we could tweet the #. Perhaps it could
>>> ringer several people's cell phones for when it gets busy...
>>> -Justin
>>> Justin Wedes
>>> Activist & Educator, Brooklyn
>>> Use your voice!
>>> Web: <>

>>> Twitter: NYCPubSchooler
>>> On Sep 15, 2011, at 7:37 PM, Justine <> wrote:
>>> The telecom fund at just received a very generous
>>> donation of $200. We'd like to put this money to good use by offering the
>>> following free services to organizers.
>>> *What free services are available?*
>>> - *Forwarding numbers*. This is useful if you need a number that
>>> forwards to multiple people. Or maybe you don't feel comfortable sharing
>>> your real phone number. Or maybe you don't trust Google Voice. We have a
>>> way to make private outbound calls too that works like a calling card. We
>>> can also make the calls forward to your phone appear as "unavailable" to
>>> ensure the privacy of the people calling you. We can add voice changing too
>>> if you want lol.
>>> - *Voicemail Box*. We can set up a number people can call into to
>>> leave messages.
>>> - *Conference Bridges*. If you want to hold a meeting by phone, I'll
>>> assign you a number people call into to chat. These numbers can also be
>>> password protected.
>>> - *Call Recording*, This is legal in legal in New York<>.

>>> I imagine it might be useful for recording police encounters (without a
>>> smart phone or video cameras) but I'm uneducated about the law in this area.
>>> I'm not sure if I should be offering this because people coerce innocent
>>> demonstrators into saying something that could be used against them in
>>> court. *Could anyone please comment*? Also is it legal in New York
>>> to put your phone on speaker to record police encounters?
>>> - We have *public* conference bridges<>available for people who want to have meetings by phone that are live

>>> streamed on the web.
>>> All calls are routed by our private dedicated server and we use Flowroute
>>> as our telecom provider.
>>> Email us if you're interested :) Please also let us know how long you'll
>>> need the service.
>>> --
>>> Justine