Federal law currently prohibits most non-emergency robocalls to cellphones unless the recipient has given their prior express consent to receive auto-dialed calls. But amid the battle over the federal budget, someone has slipped in some language to the budget bill currently before Congress that would exempt government debt collectors from this law.
Federal Budget Proposal Would Allow Government to Robocall Your Cellphone Over Student Debt
This first appeared on consumerist.com
Read the full piece about how this could affect those with student loans on consumerist.com.