Friday, July 13, 2012

Respond To Unwanted Robocalls -- FTC Has A Way

Agency Announces Robocall Summit to be Held October 18 in Washington

By James Limbach,

Few things are as annoying as those recorded "robocalls" -- especially if your just sitting down to dinner. But what should you do when you get one?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued tips for consumers, as well as two new consumer education videos explaining robocalls and describing what to do when you get one. The agency also is hosting a robocall summit later this year to develop new strategies to stop illegal robocalls.

"The FTC hears from American consumers every day about illegal robocalls and how intrusive they are," said FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz. "We're ratcheting up our efforts to stop this invasion of consumers' privacy."

Read the entire article here.

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