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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;...

2012-09-08 23:01:39

Learn how organizations of any size can bring call center to the cloud. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 In December of 2011, the US Call Center and Protection Act was introduced to Congress. The bill would refuse federal grant or loan programs to companies with offshore call center operations. It would also require offshore call center employees to reveal their location to U.S. consumers and give them the option to be transferred to a domestic call center. The reasons why a...

2012-08-30 23:04:28

ConsumerBase´s extensive online database gives marketing professionals access to high quality data in a variety of industries. Evanston, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 ConsumerBase LLC, a multi-channel mailing list provider based in Evanston, IL, is announcing the addition of recently enhanced medical industry files in its comprehensive database this month. These business-to-business files offer marketers direct access to professionals within a powerfully essential industry....

Dish Network Being Sued By FTC For Violating National Do Not Call Rules
2012-08-24 08:14:07

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The country´s second-largest pay-TV broadcaster, Dish Network Corp, has gotten itself into hot water by violating a rule put into place to protect people from annoying telemarketers who push their product wherever they can, reports Reuters. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit in Illinois District Court alleging that satellite Dish Network violated its “National Do Not Call Registry” by...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'