This would really be meaningful if they would include political calls in the ban.
FCC Cracks Down On Telemarketer 'Robocalls'
The federal government is cracking down on “robocalls,” those automated phone calls with the tendency to interrupt Sunday dinners and otherwise annoy consumers.
The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will now require telemarketers to obtain written consent from people before placing a robocall. Written does not mean handwritten, though, electronic forms are OK.
The new rules also eliminate a loophole that allowed telemarketers to place robocalls…
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