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Technology halts drunk dials

(U-WIRE) AMES, Iowa – A brand new feature on Virgin Mobile cell phones will decrease late-night drunken phone calls in Australia, and although the service is not offered in the United States, it could make its way here depending on its success Down Under.

In an effort to cut down on calls under the influence, the Australian branch of Virgin Mobile has installed a new feature that prevents callers from contacting certain people. For a flat fee, people type in a particular code followed by the numbers they do not want to call.



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