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Some of the more difficult humans on Earth, telemarketers, might soon be replaced by a geek god, IBM's Watson supercomputer.
The phone company hands millions to the US government in the largest-ever settlement over the opt-out-of-telemarketing registry.
Put spam calls to bed for good with Caller Complaints.
Comcast can't seem to milk its customers enough.
Verizon sues telemarketers
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.
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.
The satellite TV provider faces a lawsuit over charges that it called consumers who had asked to be taken off their call list.
UK regulator Ofcom has fined TalkTalk £750,000 over excessive silent and abandoned phone calls.