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Tag: do not call registry

Aug.
16th

TELEMARKETING: FTC registry is a federal joke

I am certain that there must be thousands of Federal Trade Commission employees monitoring the government’s Do Not Call registry. But like the war on drugs, the war on poverty and so many other well-intentioned government programs, we also seem to be losing the war on telemarketing.

Ever answer the phone but no one responded after you have opened with a friendly hello? Then several more of your greetings are met with silence. If you are patient, a recorded message may offer you the chance of a lifetime, an offer too good to pass up or a method of extending

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