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Telephone numbers placed on the National Do Not Call Registry will remain on it permanently due to the Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007, which became law in February 2008. More than 157 million phone numbers are on the National Do Not Call Registry.
The Federal Trade Commission today reiterated that despite the claims made in e-mails circulating on the Internet, consumers should not be concerned that their cell phone numbers will be released to telemarketers in the near future, and that it is not necessary to register cell phone numbers on...
The Federal Trade Commission today reiterated that despite the claims made in e-mails circulating on the Internet, consumers should not be concerned that their cell phone numbers will be released to telemarketers in the near future, and that it is not necessary to register cell phone numbers on...
As the number of phone numbers on the National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry surpassed 139 million, the Federal Trade Commission today reiterated that despite the claims made in e-mails circulating on the Internet, consumers should not be concerned that their cell phone numbers will be released to...
As the number of phone numbers on the National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry surpassed 125 million, the Federal Trade Commission today reiterated that despite the claims made in e-mails circulating on the Internet, consumers should not be concerned that their cell phone numbers will be released to...
  The Federal Trade Commission today reiterated that despite the claims made in e-mails circulating on the Internet, consumers should not be concerned that their cell phone numbers will be released to telemarketers in the near future, and that it is not necessary to register cell phone numbers on...
If you’ve received an e-mail telling you that your cell phone is about to be assaulted by telemarketing calls as a result of a new cell phone number database, rest assured that this is not the case. Telemarketing to cell phone numbers has always been illegal in most cases and will continue to be...
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a strong opinion upholding the constitutionality of the FTC's Do Not Call Registry. To date, consumers have registered 57.8 million phone numbers on the Registry. The court's decision recognizes the right of consumers to choose to be free of disruptive...
Yesterday, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado held that a Do Not Call registry allowing consumers to avoid receiving commercial telemarketing calls is unconstitutional because non-commercial calls (specifically those from charities) are exempt. The court ruled that "the...
Today, the Congress has once again ratified the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to establish a National Do Not Call Registry. I always have believed that the FTC had clear authority to establish the National Do Not Call Registry, and I applaud the Congress for acting so quickly to ensure...
Late last year, the Federal Trade Commission issued rules creating the National Do Not Call Registry under the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act. On February 13, 2003, the Congress passed the Do Not Call Implementation Act, which authorized the FTC to collect fees from...
The Federal Communications Commission today showed how agencies of the federal government can work together, each using their particular jurisdiction and expertise, to protect U.S. consumers. I applaud the fine leadership of Chairman Powell, the Commissioners, and the hard-working staff of the FCC...

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