07/10/2008 Do Not Call Registry
FTC reports more than 145 million telephone numbers are in the National
Do Not Call Registry
In its fourth annual report to Congress on the Do Not Call Registry,
the Federal Trade Commission released some interesting new statistics.
As of September 2007, there were 145,498,656 telephone numbers in the
Do Not Call Registry. The FTC also reported that 6,242 entities paid over
$21 million for access to the DNC Registry in 2007. The report also details
the FTC's enforcement actions against businesses violating the DNC Registry
rules. As of September 30, 2007, the FTC had filed 25 cases regarding
DNC Registry violations and had settled 22 of the cases.
FTC's report to Congress | To register for the Do Not Call list, see
Ten Opt-Out List, #1.