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FCC to Extend Do-Not-Call List Indefinitely

Posted by: Olga Kharif on June 17, 2008

Today, the Federal Communications Commission has amended its rules to require telemarketers to honor registrations with the National Do-Not-Call Registry indefinitely. The previous rules provided that registrations would expire after five years. That’s good news for consumers everywhere.

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Ed Hurst

June 24, 2008 03:37 PM

It does not work if you are a past customer of the business.

For example, Dominos called with a computer generated advertisement today and found out the present and past customers will get these computer generated if you every ordered from Dominos

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