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robocall

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FTC offers $50,000 to robocall killers

A menace to business and consumer alike, robocall removal is now under the eye of the Federal Trade Commission.

By Oct. 19, 2012

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Clinton vs. Obama: The robocall edition

With one day to go before New Hampshire's primary, the Clinton campaign has accused Obama's camp of violating political communication laws.

By Jan. 7, 2008

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Hate robocalls? FTC hopes these guys have an answer

Agency awards $50,000 in cash prizes as it turns to the private sector for help eradicating long-running annoyance of the technology era.

By Apr. 2, 2013

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FCC cracks down on campaign robocalls to cell phones

Two companies face fines of nearly $5 million for allegedly making millions of artificial voice messages without consumers' prior consent.

By Mar. 17, 2013

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How to screen unwanted calls on iPhones and Android phones

You can ask your phone service provider to block calls from specific numbers, but it may be more practical to screen all calls from unfamiliar numbers and respond only to the legitimate callers. Doing so is easy using the Do Not Disturb feature for iPhones running iOS 6, and Groups on Android phones.

By Feb. 5, 2013

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iSmartAlarm

With its reliability, its overall ease of use, and its undeniable value, the iSmartAlarm is an intriguing, legitimate alternative in home security, especially for small-home owners and budget-minded consumers.

By Sep. 8, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 8, 2013
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Why Romney's Orca killer app beached on Election Day

Project Orca was supposed to give the Romney campaign a technical advantage over Obama on election day. It got harpooned instead.

By Nov. 9, 2012

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Election Day brings invasion of robocalls

Voters may hate them, but automated, prerecorded calls are certainly popular with politicians, despite a lack of evidence that they are effective.

By Oct. 23, 2008

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'Abusive' political robocalls targeted by senators

New bill would set limits on how often Americans can receive the automated calls from supporters and opponents of federal candidates.

By Feb. 12, 2008

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FTC: Dish Network violated Do Not Call rules

The federal agency and four states are suing the satellite television provider for calling consumers on the national Do Not Call registry and making illegal robocalls.

By Mar. 26, 2009