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The FCC’s Fight Against Phone-y Calls

Aug 1, 2017 CBS News

August 1, 2017

Your phone rings. You don’t recognize the number, but you answer anyway. “Hello, hello?” Then a prerecorded voice comes on the line: “Congratulations! You’ve been selected to receive at absolutely no cost to you free installation of aluminum siding for your home, along with a set of solar panels …”

By this point, if you have any common sense, you’ve already hung up. But you wonder: How could this happen since you’ve already signed up for the “do not call” list? And why are these scammers allowed to annoy me?…