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August 1, 2010 / Raffy Pekson II

U.S. Do Not Call List Now at 200 Million

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced this week that the Do Not Call list or registry has just passed the 200 million mark, making two-thirds of the population outside the realms of the telemarketing industry. The DNC registry was enforced in early 2003 amidst opposition from the industry that touted part-time and full-time jobs for many Americans and the growing offshore outsourcing world.

This Wired article talks about the history behind the law and how it has affected the United States at both forefronts of the pros and cons of the law.

Read more at Wired

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