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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


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


IBM's Watson to become telemarketer?

Some of the more difficult humans on Earth, telemarketers, might soon be replaced by a geek god, IBM's Watson supercomputer.

By July 6, 2011


Team up to take out telemarketers with Caller Complaints

Put spam calls to bed for good with Caller Complaints.

By May 9, 2008


Comcast Digital Voice: Telemarketers included

Comcast can't seem to milk its customers enough.

By December 18, 2007


FTC goes after warranty robocallers

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.

By May 18, 2009


FCC rapped over handling of citizen complaints

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.

By March 13, 2008


Verizon Wireless sues telemarketers

Company is going after four telemarketers it claims are illegally soliciting its customers.

By February 14, 2006


Verizon sues telemarketers

Verizon sues telemarketers

By September 6, 2005


Telemarketers target cell phones

It will cost you minutes, but get used to it, say experts, because telemarketers want your ear.

By June 21, 2005