Monday, September 15, 2003

When a telemarketing group filed a last-ditch lawsuit to try and prevent implementation of the national do-not-call list, Dave Barry published their phone number, along with the suggestion that they might welcome unsolicited calls from interested citizens conveying their opinion of the move. The result:

Thousands of Barry's readers have done as they were told, forcing the association to stop answering its phones. Callers now hear a recording, which says that because of "overwhelming positive response to recent media events, we are unable to take your call at this time."

It's good to know that even under trying circumstances, the representatives of this industry uphold the reputation for honesty and ethical conduct which they have long deserved.

via Slashdot.


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home