Re: Who is 888-695-9405, and Why do They Keep Calling Me?

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Joshua Putnam wrote:
>> Josh,
>> DNC is, presumably, the Democratic National Committee. Did you ever
>> donate money to the DNC or one of its daughter PACs?
> No, but even if I had, I certainly wouldn't have given them my cell
> phone number as a contact.
>> Even if you don't have a "business relationship" with them, it is
>> not clear to me whether the "do not call" requirement of the
>> Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (TCPA) would apply to a PAC. It
>> would not surprise me that the US Congress, when it wrote the TCPA,
>> would carve out some exemption for PACs.
> I suppose it could really be the Democratic National Committee, if
> they're trying to annoy people into voting Republican. But it seems
> like such a shady operation (endless hang-up calls, calling cell phone
> numbers, hard-to-identify voice mail, etc.) that I find it hard to
> believe it's really that DNC. They aren't *that* clueless, are they?
Err, maybe I'm the only one that picked up on this, but it seemed
clear to me from the original posts that that the "DNC Hotline" was a
"D[o] N[ot] C[all]" hotline set up by the company in question (whoever
they are), ostensibly to comply with the TCPA. Nothing to do with
politics, in other words.
Bob Goudreau
Cary, NC
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