Political Spam & the Do Not Call Registry

RR116 Ever wonder why you received text messages and phone calls about political candidates or issues? Isn’t it prohibited to send spam text, and calls? Not for “non commercial” reasons it is not.
Ried talks about how certain entities are allowed to call and text you even if you are on the Do Not Call Registry. She also poses a different perspective on what may be considered commercial.

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Research and Links
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0350-text-message-spam
https://www.texastribune.org/2018/07/27/texas-voters-text-message-email-spam-november-election/
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=10&ved=2ahUKEwj5tuK6oLveAhVNp4MKHWeKCksQFjAJegQIBxAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fscholarship.law.duke.edu%2Fcgi%2Fviewcontent.cgi%3Farticle%3D1070%26context%3Ddltr&usg=AOvVaw0f7NPV_A0VByu4E9yzG95c
https://www.usa.gov/telemarketing
https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/stop-unwanted-robocalls-and-texts
https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/politics/how-do-political-campaigns-obtain-your-info/277-535719026
https://abc7news.com/politics/campaigns-are-texting-voters-out-of-the-blue—-and-its-perfectly-legal/3457119/
https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/next/next-question-why-am-i-getting-texts-from-political-campaigns-in-colorado/73-565480172
https://callhub.io/what-is-phone-banking/


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