Improve Block Unwanted Callers and Block Anonymous Calls/Enhanced Block Anonymous Calls features
Hi Spectrum. When enabled, these features state that they will play “The party you are calling is not accepting calls at this time” and "We are sorry. The party you are calling does not wish to talk to callers who block their numbers. If you wish to reach this party, please hang up and place your call again without blocking your number" respectively.
Can you please improve these features so that they drop the call automatically without first playing these audio messages? Because by playing these message, this signals to the robo-calling machines that they've reached an active number and they will just still keep calling from different numbers that are not currently blocked. Ex: 888-888-1234 calls. They do not get thru but instead get the audio message. That machine now knows your number is an active number. The machine just switches to the next number in their "automated rolodex" and begins calling you from 888-888-1235 instead. Then let's say you block the 1235 number, they will then move onto calling you from 888-888-1236.....and wash, rinse, repeat.
I've heard that after calling a number and getting automatically hung up on a certain number of times, the robo-calling machines considers a number as non-active and drops it from their calling lists (not sure how accurate this is, but still I think it'd help if their calls are automatically dropped versus playing the audio messages). Thanks.