FTC's national "do not call" registry
Sat Feb 15th 2003, 11:48am
http://www.answerconnect.com/articles/the-national-do-not-call-registry [Link updated July 24, 2009, thanks Jennifer!]

I simply cannot wait until this is in effect. When telemarketers do strike, I ask to be taken off their call list, to which I usually get some sort of mumbled acknowlegment and very little reassurance they will do what I asked. Some of them are very pushy and have even continued their pitch to the point of harassment, not taking "no" for an answer and even calling back repeatedly.

But I know everyone has this same complaint.

However one bad thing I noted about this registry is that long-distance phone companies are exempt, and AT&T is possibly the worse offender at my house. Oh well.



Visitor comments
On Sun Apr 6th 2003, 6:15pm, Steve Kehlet posted:


On Sun Apr 6th 2003, 6:19pm, Steve Kehlet posted:


On Sat Apr 12th 2003, 3:11pm, Steve Kehlet posted:
Preregister for the Do Not Call list at the California state Attoney General's web site. You can enter up to four personal and mobile numbers. They'll just submit your info to the feds when they get their act together.


On Fri Jun 27th 2003, 1:22pm, Steve Kehlet posted:
Update: the feds have got their act together. Persons already registered through the CA do not call list supposedly do not need to re-register. See http://donotcall.gov/ and http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2003/06/dnc/ca.htm.


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On Thu Aug 22nd 2013, 1:47pm, Brian posted:
Check out this site if you want to find the right webpage for do not call information specific to each state - http://www.anser.com/do-not-call-registry/