|Received:||11/27/2004 12:35:49 PM|
|Commenter:||Robert Tiews, Jr.|
|Subject:||Trade Regulation Rule on Telemarketing Sales|
|Title:||Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Request for Comment|
|CFR Citation:||16 CFR Part 310|
Comments:I STRONGLY DISAPPROVE of the proposed regulation change that would allow pre-recorded telemarketing messages to be sent to persons on the Do Not Call List. I find pre-recorded messages even more annoying and dehumanizing than live messages, and I don't want them. I am objecting only to telemarketing, not to advisory notices about recalls or safety hazards, etc. I could live with an "opt in" provision under which the company must solicit (not assume) my permission before sending such messages. Please don't justify my worst fears about a Republican administration by kowtowing to business and sacrificing the individual's right to privacy in this matter.