The Telephone: Something is Calling

Before long, when the phone rings, you won't know whether somebody—or something—is calling. The something will be Electro-com.

Electro-com is a 15-in. by 15-in. by 12-in., 45-lb. invasion of privacy that works by itself day after day, reading phone numbers from a punched tape, dialing them, and trilling "Hello!" It then goes on to say: "This is a recording. What television program are you watching? When you hear the tone, please give the name of the program and it will be automatically recorded. Thank you and goodbye."

Electro-com's message, of course, can be...

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