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Trump Campaign Says Its Texts Are Treated As Spam By Wireless Companies

Donald Trump's campaign staff is reportedly clashing with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile after third-party screening mechanisms blocked robo-texts sent by the campaign. The wireless providers say say they are just obeying anti-spam federal law, since the messages are just like any other unsolicited texts.  The Trump side says blocking the texts is a suppression of political speech. The number of political texts from candidates for office has grown this year, because reaching voters in person has been hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic

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