This has got to be the worst thing ever.  I actually think that robocalls are worse than regular telemarketing EVER was.  And full disclosure, I used to be one of those telemarketers.  I know how to get rid of them.  That is, when you are talking to an actual person.  You don't just hang up, they will just call back another time. You would literally have to ask them to remove you from any sort of call list that you might be on.  Done and end of story.  BUT now, with this system, it's a scam, or they have your information because of what you said, or they track your cell phone, or any number of other craziness that can happen.

Well, now there might be an answer to your end of robocall prayers.

NEW YORK — Federal regulators voted Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting customers' permission first.

The Federal Communications Commission's move could make call-blocking widespread and help consumers dodge annoying robocalls.

The agency expects phone companies to offer these tools for free, but it doesn't require them to. Consumers can also "opt out" and ask their company not to block anything.

I'm sure there will be some sort of snag here or there.. .but this idea is the best I have heard in awhile.

End to robocalls?  I'm IN!!!

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