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Re: [vox] [OT] telemarketing calls
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Re: [vox] [OT] telemarketing calls

On Monday 17 February 2003 11:59 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> in an effort to reduce my phone bill, i got rid of the privacy manager
> yesterday.
> last night i received 3 telemarketing calls from 2 different companies.
> today i've received 2 calls from different companies, and it's not even
> noon time.
> i'm curious -- am i receiving more than my fair share of telephone spam?
> or does the world really put up with this amount of junk phone calls?
> how many telemarketing calls are people getting per day to their
> residential lines?

What you have sounds just about right.  Lately I'm getting recordings; not 
even a live person.  What's worse, I've even gotten recordings asking me to 
pick a menu; "Press (1) for ...


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