Telemarketers = Evil

It’s a good thing Pennsylvania has the Do Not Call list. This kind of !@#$ drives me nuts. Why would I want to buy something that’s being sold by someone I didn’t want to talk to in the first place?!?

New Telemarketing Tool Trumps TeleZapper

“A telemarketing tool that penetrates home privacy defenses is upping the ante in a technology battle between sales callers and consumers seeking shelter from unsolicited calls. Castel Inc., a maker of automated dialing technology, boasts that its DirectQuest software is immune to the TeleZapper, a $40 gadget designed to thwart sales calls by faking the tones of a disconnected number.”