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The FTC Wants You To Help End Robocalls
2012-10-19 14:11:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Robocalls, those annoying little interruptions in the middle of dinner or some other treasured family time event, have been called out by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) before. In fact, these agencies have already declared attempts to curb these calls twice this year alone: In February, the FCC made it illegal for telemarketers to robocall without written or electronic consent;...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.