I received a helpful SMS today from the Indian National Congress. What does the Congress election 2014 Manifesto have for you? To know just give a missed call (Toll Free) on 1800 208 2020, it read. I dutifully did as told. Self-education is a duty of every voter, after all. The Congress party responded with alacrity, though not quite as expected. Thank you for following Indian National Congress Tweets by SMS. To turn off this service give a missed call to 08067913041, read the next SMS that pinged my phone. Wait, what? I didn't sign up to follow the INC. This was starting to feel a bit like one of those fake brand promotions that lure you into parting with your personal contact information, just to drown you in spam.
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