On November 3, 2020, Election Day, New York Attorney General Letitia James issued a press release addressing suspicious robocalls received by New York residents in the run up to the election. According to Attorney General James, many New Yorkers received automated calls “spreading disinformation and encouraging people to stay home on election day.” If true, these calls would violate numerous laws meant to protect free and fair elections. While such calls clearly run afoul of applicable robocall law, it is important to remember that other automated calls do not need to be so nefarious to violate of state and federal telemarketing laws.
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