It’s called the “Do Not Call Registry”. But signing up your phone number doesn’t always stop those unwanted robocalls and texts.
The Massachusetts Democratic Party filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Friday charging that Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown illegally coordinated with a group affiliated with GOP strategist Karl Rove on automated phone calls targeting Democrat Elizabeth Warren. The Massachusetts Republican Party responded hours later by preparing its own FEC complaint charging Warren with illegally coordinating with the AFL-CIO on anti-Brown mailings.
Guess what still isn’t covered, for legal reasons – robocalls on behalf of political candidates.
Telemarketers will now need your permission before they can call you.
A local legislator wants to slow the tide of endless robocalls that begin to stream in during election season.
In several local towns, police said residents are getting calls claiming their debit card has been locked.
With just one day left until the U.S. Senate special election , don’t expect those robo-calls from candidates to stop in the next 24 hours. Over the…