Saturday, March 25, 2017
Lenny, the bot that tricks telemarketers
"Not all telemarketers are evil. It's the 99% give the 1% a bad name.
The 99% are the telemarketers who don't respect the Do Not Call List. Or they purchase a copy of it, and market specifically to it. Perhaps they're exempt from respecting the DNCL, and they call people who are listed just because they can. They run credit card or vacation scams. They spoof their Caller ID so you think it's your neighbour calling you. They call at 9PM and wake your kids up.
For those telemarketers, there is Lenny. Lenny is a hilarious set of very convincing recordings designed to fool telemarketers into thinking they've called a real person. Have a listen"