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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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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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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

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Apple, Google, and the e-mail trail in the no-poaching case

A paper trail of e-mails published by The Verge from court filings suggest that technology firms agreed not to recruit employees from each other.

By January 23, 2013

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Web standards vet marches Microsoft to the front lines (Q&A)

Paul Cotton leads Microsoft's involvement in the important and often fractious world of Web standards, amid debates that underpin how you live your life online.

By October 30, 2012

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In the world of Big Data, privacy invasion is the business model

Apps snooping on your address book, sneaky ad cookies, and social networking are bad. But the real privacy demon is the shadowy data brokers slurping up every last byte about you.

By February 29, 2012