|Received:||11/27/2004 7:46:21 PM|
|Subject:||Trade Regulation Rule on Telemarketing Sales|
|Title:||Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Request for Comment|
|CFR Citation:||16 CFR Part 310|
Comments:To Whom It May Concern: There is a reason people subscribe to the Do Not Call list. They do not want to be interrupted by telemarketing or solicitation calls of any nature. The current rules are too loose as it is; those who claim to be charities and political boosters may still annoy people over the phone. Giving the annoying disrupters more freedom will only make things work. There is a reason more than one-hundred fifty million people signed up. There is a reason that legislation allowing to be enforced swept through with near-unanimous backing by all. People do not want to be harassed by telemarketers. Do not make the amendment. Do not anger more than one-hundred million people just to benefit a few. If you want to ammend the rule, add this: Do not allow charities or political campaigners to phone people either. If a person says "Do not phone me," then it should be unlawful to phone them for any time of solicitation (including charitable ones), regardless of whether there is an existing business relationship. Listen to the majotiry who would be angered, not the minority who would benefit at the expense of the rest.