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Do Not Call Registry

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New FCC Rules Require Consent For Automated Telephone ‘Robocalls’

It’s called the “Do Not Call Registry”. But signing up your phone number doesn’t always stop those unwanted robocalls and texts.

WBZ-TV–11/12/2013

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Keller @ Large: Does Robocall Crackdown Go Far Enough?

Guess what still isn’t covered, for legal reasons – robocalls on behalf of political candidates.

02/16/2012

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FCC Cracks Down On Robocalls

Telemarketers will now need your permission before they can call you.

02/15/2012

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Telemarketers Use Caller ID Spoofing To Pitch Products

Caller ID Spoofing is an illegal way for deceptive telemarketers to get around the Do Not Call registry.

10/19/2011

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Telemarketers Take Advantage Of Texting Technology

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it.

09/21/2011

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‘Curious’ About Candidate Robo-Calls

With just one day left until the U.S. Senate special election , don’t expect those robo-calls from candidates to stop in the next 24 hours. Over the…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

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Curious Why Telemarketers Ignore Do Not Call List

Telemarketers drive many of us crazy. And several viewers were Curious about the effectiveness of the “Do Not Call” Registry. Greg from East…

WBZ-TV–10/01/2010

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