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telemarketing

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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

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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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Team up to take out telemarketers with Caller Complaints

Put spam calls to bed for good with Caller Complaints.

By May 9, 2008

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Comcast Digital Voice: Telemarketers included

Comcast can't seem to milk its customers enough.

By December 18, 2007

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Verizon sues telemarketers

Verizon sues telemarketers

By September 6, 2005

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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

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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

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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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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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TalkTalk fined £750,000 for calling you and hanging up

UK regulator Ofcom has fined TalkTalk £750,000 over excessive silent and abandoned phone calls.

By April 18, 2013