Telemarketers, and Scammers and Robocallers, Oh My!

Remember when everyone had a landline, and those long – very long – phone cords could reach every room?  Every once in a while, undoubtedly with company over or in the middle of dinner, your home phone would receive a call from someone you didn’t know, trying to sell you something.  In what seems like another lifetime now, we were very protective of who had our telephone number because giving it out was like an invitation into our home.  That phone number did not follow you, but instead stayed in the kitchen, in the office, or wherever you situated your phones.

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