It has probably happened to you at least once before. Your phone keeps
buzzing with calls from random numbers and finally, you answer. To your
dismay, there is not a person on the other end, but a robotic, automated
voice, instead. When this happens, you may find yourself hanging up immediately
and even blocking that specific number. But, have you ever wondered what
you should really do to stop these annoying phone-calls?
An article published by the
New York Times states the best thing you can do after receiving an irritating message
is to register that phone number on the United States government’s
do-not-call list, which can be found
What Do These Phone Calls Entail?
These random, automated phone-calls may be initiated for a number of reasons.
Some companies use these obnoxious occurrences to sell goods, tell you
you can benefit from a loan, state their student loan forgiveness program
can change your life, and the list goes on. However, just recently, reports
show Congress has approved a plan that allows these automated callers
to tap into the cellphones of Americans who owe money on loans backed
by the government.
While other uses for these robotic calls are banned unless persons give
many now worry that Congress, starting with this loophole, may start to
allow these annoying phone calls, in the near future, for the following reasons:
- Political messages
Additionally, many government representatives fear that these exceptions
may allow companies to harass many Americans, such as students, veterans,
famers, people with mortgages, and small business owners, who suffer from
As of now, no clear decision has been made as to whether or not Congress
will repeal the ambiguous exception that allows these automated calls.
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