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[ NNSquad ] Your Phone Number Is Going To Get A Reputation Score

Your Phone Number Is Going To Get A Reputation Score

http://j.mp/HY4IK2  (Forbes)

    Telesign is one of those companies that you've probably never heard of
    but that provides services you likely use on a regular basis,
    especially if you have two-factor authentication set up for any of
    your online accounts. Based out of L.A.'s "Silicon Beach," Telesign
    helps companies verify that a mobile number belongs to a user (sending
    those oh-so-familiar "verify that you received this code" texts) and
    takes care of the mobile part of two-factor authenticating or password
    changes. Among their over 300 clients are nine of the ten largest
    websites in the U.S., says Telesign's CEO Steve Jillings, though he's
    shy about naming them (at least on the record). He says that
    fraudulent and fake accounts are greatly reduced for customers who
    require a mobile number be attached to an account.

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"Thank you for using our phone verification service."

Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
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