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If the number in caller id is accurate, it provides a decent reporting channel. It’d make it easier for telecom providers to take abuse reports and punish the abusive robodialers, whether by cutting them off or referring them to law enforcement.



> It’d make it easier for telecom providers to take abuse reports and punish the abusive robodialers

They simply aren't going to do that unless they're forced by law or regulation.


If the source number is valid that opens up some spam blocklist style options for phone software.




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