Telemarketing spam is now a Turing test

Telemarketing spam has now become a Turing test and I predict it will only get moreso in the future.

(Phone rings.)
Me: Yes?
Robot: Hello, my name is Betty, I’d like to talk to you about blah blah blah.
Me: Are you a human being?
Robot: (Pause for voice recognition.) Yes! I’m just talking to you through a computer!
Me: What town were you born in?
Robot: (Pause for voice recognition.) I’m sorry, can you repeat that?
Me: You’re a robot. (Hang up.)

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