House considers allowing robo-calls to cellphones (The Hill)

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  1. Drew Wilson

    Drew Wilson AKA IceCube Staff Member Moderator Contributor

    The House is considering a bill that would allow companies to make robo-calls to people's cellphones.

    The House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Friday to discuss the Mobile Informational Call Act of 2011, a bill sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) that would loosen restrictions on telemarketing calls to cellphones.

    The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), enacted in 1991, prohibits automated dialing and prerecorded voice message calls to mobile phones.


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  2. mountain_rage

    mountain_rage Zeropaids nipple Staff Member Moderator

    Apparently he never heard of txt messaging. It has really taken off these last 10 years. You can even get notification from companies, some even make a lucrative business at it. If you would like more information about these services txt "I am a fucking idiot politician" at 1800gofuckyourself.

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