|Received:||11/23/2004 6:57:27 PM|
|Subject:||Trade Regulation Rule on Telemarketing Sales|
|Title:||Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Request for Comment|
|CFR Citation:||16 CFR Part 310|
Comments:Stop telemarketers from punching huge loophole in the National Do Not Call Registry. I DO NOT WANT TO BE CALLED BY ANY ONE SELLING ANYTHING AT ANYTIME. THAT INCLUDES POLITICIANS. On November 12th, you proposed a major loophole in the National Do Not Call Registry, which has brought relief from telemarketing calls to 64 million households. Specifically, the you announced a proposed rulemaking to “allow telemarketers to use prerecorded messages when they call consumers with whom they have an established business relationship.” According to the your new proposed rule -- even if we have signed up for the National Do Not Call Registry -- a company could make prerecorded “robo calls” to our home if we have an “established business relationship” – meaning that we bought something from a company during the last 18 months, or inquired about their products during the last three months. It’s time for us, once again, to defend our homes from corporate marketers who have no respect for us or our privacy.