Prerecorded telemarketing messages have been banned by a new state law. That’s the good news. But in the ultimate form of hypocrisy, Prerecorded robocalls by politicians are still legal under the law…
The measure was approved by the state Legislature this year, but it won’t affect one area: the automated robo calls for political campaigns.
“Unwanted telemarketing calls are intrusive and irritating,” said Governor Cuomo. “This legislation is designed to ensure that New Yorkers who choose not to receive these promotional messages are not forced to deal with these harassing phone calls.”
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