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Federal do not call registry expires after 5 years

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Putting your number in the federal do not call registry has to be renewed ever 5 years or else you become fair game for telemarketers.  I had no idea; I found out via this Newsweek article which quotes Tim Searcy, CEO of the American Teleservices Association as saying that having numbers expire off the list is a good thing because “new offers might be compelling after five years”.  Yeah, imagine all the great products I’ve missed out on because my phone doesn’t ring during dinner.

Renew your number at the Do Not Call Registry.


Written by Scott

September 4, 2007 at 8:28 pm

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  1. The government just put together a Do Not Call Registry for Businesses which they hope will protect businesses from unwanted telemarketing calls. Do Not Call my Business is a registry that business can register to in order to protect themselves from unwanted telemarketing calls. This is a great idea due to the fact that business now get a majority of cold callers calling them trying to sell products. Providing business with the opportunity to limit these calls are ideal. All the information needed is present at


    February 5, 2009 at 1:53 pm

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