Phone service stymies sex calls

Israel’s main phone company is offering a service that blocks calls to sex lines.

Bezeq announced Sunday that it has invested $500,000 in a “kosher” phone line that is unable to dial sex chat forums and other identifiable “pornographic” numbers.

Leading rabbis have approved the service, which is aimed primarily at an Orthodox clientele.

Bezeq once had exclusive control over Israeli telephone service but now faces competition from cable services.

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