A robocall sent to voters during the last federal election intentionally misdirected voters away from their polls - and this week, Elections Canada laid its first charge in the case. And then the CRTC fined two companies for making illegal robocalls. Meanwhile in the United States, the illegal robocall problem is so big, the Federal Trade Commission launched a competition to crowdsource a solution to the problem. They announced the winners on Tuesday, and we asked winner Aaron Foss if his invention - Nomorobo - might soon find its way to Canada.
Aaron Foss' Entry to the FTC Robocall Challenge: Nomorobo