Why Robocallers Win Even if You Don't Answer [telecom]

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Why Robocallers Win Even if You Don't Answer

Ignoring a robocall doesn't keep some scammers from making money from
caller-ID services

By Sarah Krouse

Caller ID is feeding one of the very problems it was developed to
stop: junk calls.

Illegitimate robocallers, or outfits that flood American landlines
with marketing calls, use the decades-old identification system to
make money, even when no one picks up.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-robocallers-win-even-if-you-dont-answer-1528104600

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