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Re: '80' Country Code

Robert Bonomi (
Tue, 21 Jun 2005 01:42:33 -0000

In article <>,
John R. Levine <> wrote:

>> with '803' but there is no country with an '80' and '803' dialing
>> code. Any ideas where the call came from?

> You can download the current country code list from the ITU's web
> site, and it says that code 800 is international freephone, and all
> other 80x are unassigned and reserved.

> Possibly the number was screwed up in your logs, which certainly
> happens. Or maybe Pat's right and a leading 1 fell off on the way and
> it was really from South Carolina.

> Regards,

> John Levine,, Taughannock Networks, Trumansburg NY

> PS: Helsinki?

Yeah, John, HELSINKI. 358 0 {mumble}

Guess what happens if the first 2 digits get cut off.

Seemed more likely than somewhere in Bangladesh (country code 880),
wherever city code '3' is.

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