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De Blasio Robocall Urges Landlords To Help Homeless

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Mayor Bill de Blasio is asking New York City landlords to make vacant units in their buildings available to homeless families… 303 more words


Robocall spotting contest launched by FTC

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a pair of competitions to stimulate research into technological approaches to the problem of robocalls.

The contests will focus on two branches of the problem – identifying robocalls, and analysing data from honeypots previously set up to harvest such calls. 546 more words


Crown seeks to lock up Sona for longer than nine months

The Crown filed notice Monday that it will seek to lock up Michael Sona for longer than nine months for his role in a robocall that sent hundreds of opposition supporters to the wrong polling station in Guelph, Ont., during the 2011 federal election. 578 more words


Couple Wins $1M Suit Against Major Bank Over Loan Collection Call Harassment

According to Yahoo, Bank of America is being forced to hand over more than $1 million to a Florida couple after the bank flooded them with hundreds of loan collection calls for years. 423 more words


'Shocking': Election shenanigans reported in Chicago

Election shenanigans in Chicago? The hell you say.

Apparently some polling places were short of election judges because a bogus robocall went out saying that judges had to report for training in order to work today. 151 more words

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Simi Valley Deserves Better

Yes Simi Valley deserves better.  Better than Steve Sojka?  City Councilman Steve Sojka’s decisions in the last 12 months are more than interesting and the unfortunate public has been bamboozled by a strong astroturfing campaign by Sojka supporters that he deserves a second chance and that he is being picked on unfairly. 282 more words

Glen Becerra

Simi Valley City Councilman Steve Sojka’s Bullying Defiance Remains In The Face of Huge Court Loss.

The Simi Valley Acorn reported that the attorneys representing the defense are seeking more than $100,000.00 in legal fees.  Under the Anti-SLAPP law the defense is entitled to recovery of it’s legal costs.  663 more words

Glen Becerra