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Vote 4 Me!! (Unsolicited text messages and federal law)

From Slate:

The political consultants who want to send you unsolicited text messages, and the man who is fighting to stop them.

Scott Goodstein arrived at the American Association of Political Consultants conference last March suspecting he might have finally found his culprit. Clubby industry gatherings were not familiar turf for Goodstein, a goateed former music promoter who launched the Punk Voter political action committee and organized anti-Iraq War protests. But ever since Goodstein led the pioneering Obama Mobile program during the 2008 election, he has been much in demand by political operatives seeking to understand how the campaign used mobile downloads and text messages to engage supporters on their smartphones and cellular devices.

Read the rest at Slate.

Posted on May 23, 2012 in