Covert Operations | Letters | Chicago Reader

News & Politics » Letters

Covert Operations

by

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe

comment

Very much appreciated the article on getting back at telemarketers (January 25). One approach was conspicuously absent, however: caller ID. More specifically, calls where the name and number are "unavailable." Virtually all of these are telemarketers, financial firms, or the phone company. Star 69 doesn't give any more information than the caller ID box. Something is seriously wrong when companies get more privacy than individuals.

Ellen Dahl

Hyde Park

Support Independent Chicago Journalism: Join the Reader Revolution

We speak Chicago to Chicagoans, but we couldn’t do it without your help. Every dollar you give helps us continue to explore and report on the diverse happenings of our city. Our reporters scour Chicago in search of what’s new, what’s now, and what’s next. Stay connected to our city’s pulse by joining the Reader Revolution.

Are you in?

  Give $35/month →  
  Give $10/month →  
  Give  $5/month  → 

Not ready to commit? Send us what you can!

 One-time donation  → 

Add a comment