Only Public Pressure Can Cap the Surge of Robocalls


July 10, 2018

Voters should ask everyone running for office this fall what they promise to do before the next election to rid the people of telemarketers.

My hope turned to chagrin as I read “Here’s What You Can Do About Robocalls” (Business & Finance, July 5), which have increased dramatically to both my landline and cellphone in the past year. The suggestions in the article haven’t been successful in my experience, and my friends feel the same. Waiting years for a call-certifying protocol that the scammers will have plenty of time to evade is not a promising solution...