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#1 User is offline   TranyDoctor 

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 08:43 AM

Cell Phone Numbers Go Public this month.
all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls.


To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222.
It is the National DO NOT CALL list It will only take a minute of your time.. It blocks your number for five (5) years. You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked. You cannot call from a different phone number

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 10:24 AM

From National Do Not Call website, you can register online as well.

Also from thier site:

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Scammers have been making phone calls claiming to represent the National Do Not Call Registry. The calls claim to provide an opportunity to sign up for the Registry. These calls are not coming from the Registry or the Federal Trade Commission, and you should not respond to these calls. To add your number to the Registry you can call 888-382-1222 from the phone you wish to register, or go click on “Register a Phone Number” in the left column of this page.

Your registration will not expire. Telephone numbers placed on the National Do Not Call Registry will remain on it permanently due to the Do-Not-Call Improvement Act of 2007, which became law in February 2008. Read more about it at http://www.ftc.gov/o.../04/dncfyi.shtm.


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Posted 28 August 2012 - 10:37 AM

thanks ian, did not read it but if you reg in 06 will it pertain to new law in 08 :question:

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Posted 28 August 2012 - 11:00 AM

I'm on the do not call and still get them at times. :banghead1:
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Posted 28 August 2012 - 01:36 PM

View PostTranyDoctor, on 28 August 2012 - 10:37 AM, said:

thanks ian, did not read it but if you reg in 06 will it pertain to new law in 08 :question:


I believe so.

View PostJim B, on 28 August 2012 - 11:00 AM, said:

I'm on the do not call and still get them at times. :banghead1:


I get texts as well. I just report em all.
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Posted 29 August 2012 - 02:37 PM

SNOPES says that the "Do Not Call Cell Phone Registry" is FALSE.
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