At 4:30am, Aaron Titus answered the phone halfway into the second ring, listening in disbelief to an automated caller tell him what he already knew: It was a snow day. School would open two hours late. In other words, he and his family could sleep. But now he couldn't.
So he found a robocall company online, taped a message and listed every phone number he could find for nine school board members. And, at 4:30 a.m. the next day, phones began ringing with 29 seconds of automated, mocking objection.