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.
The phone company hands millions to the US government in the largest-ever settlement over the opt-out-of-telemarketing registry.
Some of the more difficult humans on Earth, telemarketers, might soon be replaced by a geek god, IBM's Watson supercomputer.
Put spam calls to bed for good with Caller Complaints.
Comcast can't seem to milk its customers enough.
FTC is suing two telemarketing companies and a company peddling car warranty extensions--which the agency says are unnecessary and false--to put a stop to the calls.
Government auditors claim the regulators don't act on thousands of complaints about telemarketing calls, indecent TV, and the like, but the regulators sharply disagree.
Company is going after four telemarketers it claims are illegally soliciting its customers.
Verizon sues telemarketers
It will cost you minutes, but get used to it, say experts, because telemarketers want your ear.