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Submission + - Mobile apps making Do-Not-Call Act obsolete (

smaxp writes: It once took an act of Congress to block unwanted calls, now it just takes a smartphone app.

One reason people block calls is that the options available for communicating have exploded beyond telephone calls, text messages, and email. Social media, messaging apps like Line and Whats App, video calls using Skype or Google Hangouts, all offer a comparatively rich explanation of the relationship and the context of the communications.

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Mobile apps making Do-Not-Call Act obsolete

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