Wednesday, May 24, 2017

News:: Republicans back straight-to-voicemail robocall plan

Everyone loves getting robocalls, right? Because if there's one thing that everybody trusts, it's an automated system selling you something you definitely don't need. Unfortunately, it looks as if a whole new front in the war against telemarketers could open up if the RNC gets its way. Recode reports that the Republican National Committee has moved to support a system to let advertisers dump calls into your voicemails. Yay.

Source: Recode, NCLC (.PDF), RNC (.PDF)

via Engadget RSS Feed