Hey Telemarketers, Don't Call Me. Like, Ever.

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With the bill Congress just approved and sent to the Bush-in-Chief, I won't ever have to say that again, since it'll pretty much be the freakin' law. The old version Do-Not-Call registry required you to remind the gov't every couple years you still don't wanna chat w/ telemarketers, but the updated bills from the House and Senate make it pretty much permanent. Conspicuously still missing from banned phone spammers are the ones telling you to vote for Hillary 'cause Obama is a Muslim or McCain because Mitt Romney has too much hair. [Ars Technica]



I have the three tones that normally precede 'The number you are trying to reach has been disconnected' at the front of my voicemail...makes dialing machines take you off their list, most telemarketers doing the same, not bothering to wait 2 extra seconds for my actual message.