FTC Forum in May 2011 Will Examine Ways to Protect Consumers From “Cramming” of Unauthorized Charges on Their Phone Bills, Project No. P104403
Third party billing should not be permited unless the consumer requests it in writing. Implimenting this ASAP would save millions in scamming until the matter can be sorted out in more detail. I don't want 3 parties using my phone bill without permission and I certainly don't want the phone company passing them on to me and expecting payment.