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do-not-call list

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Sprint agrees to pay $7.5M to FCC in 'Do Not Call' settlement

The phone company hands millions to the US government in the largest-ever settlement over the opt-out-of-telemarketing registry.

By May 19, 2014

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Dish sued by FTC over 'Do Not Call' rules

The satellite TV provider faces a lawsuit over charges that it called consumers who had asked to be taken off their call list.

By August 24, 2012

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FTC: Dish Network violated Do Not Call rules

The federal agency and four states are suing the satellite television provider for calling consumers on the national Do Not Call registry and making illegal robocalls.

By March 26, 2009

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Congress bars 'automatic removal' of Do-Not-Call list numbers

Bill overturns 2003 federal rules requiring Americans to reregister their digits every five years or face unwanted telemarketer calls. It now goes to the president for final approval.

By February 7, 2008

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Feds make it even harder for telemarketers to annoy you

The FCC adopts new rules that make it more difficult for companies to send consumers unwanted messages and easier for consumers to block or opt out of marketing messages.

By June 18, 2015

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Mozilla under fire: 10 questions for the next CEO

Whoever becomes Mozilla's permanent boss must figure out how to promote the Firefox technology, decide whether reliance on Google is a good thing, and set the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.

By June 13, 2014

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Screen unwanted calls without one-at-a-time blocking

The free Nomorobo service and AT&T's Privacy Manager help reduce the number of nuisance calls that aren't blocked by the Do Not Call registry.

By April 17, 2014

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E-mail hoax sparks 'Do Not Call' stampede

Erroneous message warns that telemarketers can call cell phones if people don't opt out. Millions flock to Do Not Call site.

By December 14, 2004

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Court upholds Do Not Call list

A federal court decision upholding the Federal Trade Commission's Do Not Call list helps to clear the way for a do-not-e-mail list as well.

By February 17, 2004

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How to screen unwanted calls on iPhones and Android phones

You can ask your phone service provider to block calls from specific numbers, but it may be more practical to screen all calls from unfamiliar numbers and respond only to the legitimate callers. Doing so is easy using the Do Not Disturb feature for iPhones running iOS 6, and Groups on Android phones.

By February 5, 2013