Complaints: Asterisks, Anyone?

As if he were not busy enough trying to pass this week's California bar exams, Morey W. McDaniel (Stanford Law, '64) has confronted the state public utilities commission with a 50-page complaint that may rouse debate across the U.S. "Telephone solicitors assault our homes, invade our privacy and insult our intelligence," says McDaniel, 24. "They interrupt us and waste our time. They force legions from the phone book. And their ranks multiply. For home dwellers who want peace and quiet, something must be done."

At a recent commission hearing, McDaniel and his wife Susan testified that phone...

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