Government Offers $50,000 To Stop Robocalls

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•43 Oct 22, 2012

Citing thousands of monthly complaints about robocalls, the Federal Trade Commission has offered a $50,000 award to anyone who devises a technology to block illegal automated telemarketing calls while leaving legitimate calls unaffected. What do you think?

  • “I don’t think the FTC has thought this through. Do they even realize how many jobs this would cost the scamming industry?”

    Pam Troop –
    Paramedic

  • “I don’t want to brag, but our government must be doing pretty well if it’s suddenly throwing around $50,000.”

    Ky Wood –
    Quilt Stuffer

  • “Make that $50,010. I’ll throw in 10 more bucks.”

    Clarence Kressel –
    Well Driller

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