Roger Anderson, a telecommunications contractor and consultant with nearly 25 years of experience, decided that unsolicited telemarketing calls, which half the time are from scammers trying to get your financial information, needed to be dealt with. So he designed a series of clever bots that appear to be real people and keep the telemarketer tied up on the phone, and therefore temporarily unable to bother or victimize everyone else.
It’s a brilliant and hilarious private-sector response.
Ep. 729 The Real Story of the EpiPen Fiasco, Plus Tom Takes on Scammers Over the Phone
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