National DO NOT CALL Info

Has your evening or weekend been dusrupted by a call froma telemarketer? You can reduce the number of unwanted phone calls to your home by registering you phone nubmer on the National Do Not Call Regisrty. The Federal Communications Commision (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) enforce the National Do Not Call Regisrty and registration is Free.

The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for three months. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free. Your registration will be effective for five years. The National Do Not Call Registry is open for business, putting consumers in charge of the telemarketing calls they get at home. The Federal government created the national registry to make it easier and more efficient for you to stop getting telemarketing calls you don’t want. You can register online at WWW.DONOTCALL.GOV or call toll-free, 1-888-382-1222 (TTY 1-866-290-4236), from the number you wish to register. Registration is free.

The Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and the states are enforcing the National Do Not Call Registry. Placing your number on the registry will stop most, but not all, telemarketing calls.

This site has information for you – whether you’re a consumer interested in signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry, or a telemarketer or seller interested in learning more about your responsibilities related to the Telemarketing Sales Rule.



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