Links to Related Web Sites
Below are links to some web sites you may find useful if you're
interested in telephone history or the Freedom of Information act.
Telephone-Related Web Sites
- Phone Trips is a wonderful
collection of audio recordings from the telephone network of yesteryear.
Be sure to check out Evan Doorbell's series called "How I Became a
- Textfiles is to hacker
and phreak text history what Phone Trips is to telephone audio recordings.
Don't miss Jason Scott's
insightful blog and his
- Project MF, a trip down
phone-phreak memory lane. It lets you use a blue box on an
accurate rendition of the old telephone network. Don't have a
blue box? They'll help you build one. (And please note: this is all
in good, clean, historical fun; blue boxes can't be used for fraud anymore.)
Bell System Memorial remembers the people,
history, and technology of the Bell System.
provides telephone history and technical informaiton,
including a section
celebrates the historical microwave radio and
coax cable networks of AT&T Long Lines.
Coldwar-C4I documents American's Cold War
Freedom-of-Information-Related Web Sites
In my research I have made heavy use of the Freedom of Information Act.
The web sites below are some of the ones I've found most useful.
Got a suggestion for a link?