Help FTC, states stop scourge of dreaded robocalls

Robocalls come in all manner of manifestations. One of the latest: We answer a call, but suspecting a robocall, we say nothing. After a moment’s pause, a voice says, “Hello?” with an intonation meant to entice a reply, a hello as in, “Hello? Why aren’t you saying anything?” Then you reply “Hello” and the recorded robocall embarks on its spammy spiel.

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