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Mobile Spam Texts Hit 4.5 Billion Raising Consumer Ire

Gillian Brockell got so fed up with unsolicited text messages from a single spammer on her mobile phone that in a fit of frustration she called the sender back -- 20 times.

Turning the tables on the spammer in early April felt "satisfying," she said. Still, it hasn’t stanched the flood.