|Received:||1/10/2005 9:05:16 PM|
|Subject:||Trade Regulation Rule on Telemarketing Sales|
|Title:||Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Request for Comment|
|CFR Citation:||16 CFR Part 310|
Comments:As a consumer, my greatest frustration with telemarketing calls is the inability to be able to get on a do not call list or difficulty/harassment with that process, as well as the time required to handle the process when I’d rather be doing something else. I believe great benefit will be gained from implimentation of a “dail 6 for do-not-call” standard with all telemarketing calls using recorded messages. By standardizing with the number 6, and the letters MNO, short for *M*arketers *NO* call, it could be published in the telephone directories as a standard to simply press 6 when you hear an undesired recorded message, wait a second or two, and enter your telephone number into an automated system to instantly and automatically register to a client specific do-not-call list, with an operator ready to also handle the same process by dailing 0 (Zero). I would hope that such a standard would lessen the urgency over time limitations announcing the caller or any proposals for time limits before the do not call option is announced. It would also signifigantly lessen the time a consumer has to handle an unwanted call. Thank you for hearing my suggestion. I hope that it is helpful.