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2015-02-02 23:07:43

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Allows Consumers To File TCPA Lawsuits Against Telemarketers That Send Text Messages Or Make Robocalls Without Obtaining The Recipient’s Prior Consent,

2014-07-23 12:27:37

Four Toronto-area companies pay $84,000 in penalties OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced

FCC Fines Sprint For Do Not Call Infractions
2014-05-20 09:51:39

Those people who hate to open their phone bill every month probably felt some karmic justice on Monday when Sprint agreed to pay $7.5 million to resolve a FCC Enforcement Bureau investigation of the mobile wireless company's failure to respect the "Do Not Call" list.

FCC Hangs Up On Robocalls
2012-02-16 08:49:35

One of the most annoying aspects of life in today’s world -- unsolicited, inhuman telemarketer calls that always come at the most inopportune times -- is getting hung up on by the FCC.

2011-01-13 00:00:46

Users at http://www.PhoneRecordFinder.com are using the free Reporting Tool now to report recent instances of Heavy Breathing, Prank Callers, Phony Calling Schemes and more.

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2010-12-02 06:15:00

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed on Wednesday a series of safeguards to protect consumers’ online privacy, including a “Do Not Track” tool that would let consumers prevent marketers from tracking their Web browsing patterns and other online behavior to conduct target advertising.

2010-10-28 00:00:38

Opt-In Telemarketing Filter Eliminates Hassle and Frustration From Business-to-Business Sales Calls Every business professional has experienced the frustrations of unsolicited telemarketing sales calls, sometimes staying on the phone for several minutes without realizing they are speaking with a telemarketer.

2009-03-10 10:15:38

About 80 percent of Canadians who placed their telephone numbers on a do-not-call list report a decrease in telemarketing calls, a marketing survey says. The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association poll of 2,035 people who placed their numbers in the federal database also found 10 percent now receive no telemarketing calls, the Globe and Mail reported Tuesday. Since being introduced last fall, some 6 million of the country's 27 million phone customers have registered their numbers....


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
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