|Received:||11/28/2004 1:04:32 PM|
|Subject:||Trade Regulation Rule on Telemarketing Sales|
|Title:||Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Request for Comment|
|CFR Citation:||16 CFR Part 310|
Comments:FTC, After reading the proposal at http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/11/tsramend.htm (Prerecorded Message EBR Telemarketing, Project No. R411001), I must make the following comment: If I am on the Do Not Call List, it is because I _do_not_want_to_be_called_ by telemarketers, period. I don't want to have to delete their messages from my machine, I don't want to deal with them live on my telephone, I don't want to deal with their pre-recorded messages live on the telephone either. I simply do not wish to receive their messages at all. If someone wishes to be telemarketed to, they can be removed from the DNC. I, for one, don't want to receive *ANY* telemarketing at all. If the Direct Marketing Association will take a financial hit from not being able to market their wares unsolicited to my telephone number, well, then that's their problem. Indeed, it's saving them money -- they don't need to spend the money on the people and telephone costs to market to an unreceptive audience. Perhaps the DNC lets them know how many people really do not like what they do. Please do not cave to their pressure and punch a hole in one of the most effective anti-telemarketing rules existing today. Thank you.