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Indonesia has changed its telecommunications laws to ensure that the nation's mobile carriers pay for SMS messages sent to rivals. Indonesia's current regime is a “sender keeps all” arrangement whereby a mobile subscriber's carrier charges for a TXT, but the recipient's carrier (if different) doesn't get a single rupee. The new …

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An enlightened idea.

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Fee is a bit high

But if everything's balanced it's a zero sum game.

Unfortunately the scammers will simply move to offshore SMS gateways, as Mblox did when UK/Channel Island telcos refused to provide service anymore.

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