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File photo of a person checking text messages on two phones. (Photo by INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/GettyImages)

Ariz. House Panel OKs Ban On Spam Text Messages

A company that sends unsolicited spam-like text messages using an automated system would be guilty of a misdemeanor if a bill given initial approval by an Arizona House committee Thursday becomes law.


Say Goodbye To Google 411

Google’s 411 service shuts down for good today, but that doesn’t mean the end of free calls to business numbers.