This is because Ma Bell has taken the checking equipment off the line.
Ma Bell became an object of ridicule, and was later broken up.
Except maybe they had gotten a different story from Ma Bell.
Maybe he'd pay Ma Bell a royalty one of these days.
Ma Bell attorney's considered the activity illegal and a violation of tariffs.
By the early 1980s, Ma Bell was to find herself with scarcely a real friend in the world.
In 1983, Ma Bell was dismantled by federal court action.
The people of what used to be Ma Bell are not happy about their fate.
Perhaps wise investors would do well to put their money in Ma Bell?
They are betting he can do the same for Ma Bell.