How likely is it that Russians are actually calling me?
I just happen to have a basis for answering this question rather reasonably: for every person in the United States who visits this blog, .00083 Russians visit. Yes, .00083.
Obviously, Russia is just not interested in me.
Just as obviously, someone, somewhere wants it to appear that it is. And, per the percentages, the odds are they’re right here in the U.S.
Purchasing goods and services in the U.S. should not put targets on the backs of citizens. But it does.
Our regulatory agencies have taken the attitude – despite all glaring evidence to the contrary – that unfettered market forces make for a kinder, gentler nation than tighter oversight of market forces provided.
Reasonable oversight of the FCC would make the common sense/common decency Do Not Call Registry fully operational again. Yesterday. Because the FCC’s wholly inadequate complaint process was entirely unnecessary when the Registry was functional [https://consumercomplaints.fcc.gov/hc/en-us/requests/new?ticket_form_id=39744].