The Act of 2003 and Act of 1991

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The Act of 2003 and Act of 1991
Stephanie L. Montgomery
BIS/220 Version1
October 6, 2013
Nabih Zourob

The Do-Not-Call Implementation Act of 2003 was largely voted in the House of Representative but a vote count of 418 to 7 approved on February 12, 2003 which the Federal Trade Commission proposed the National Do-not-call-Registry without amendment and President George W. Bush signed a government wide spending bill approving funds for the National Registry. This National Registry would allow Consumers to register on online or through the toll-call-national number in which will protect the Consumers rights of not having calls by Tele-marketers for five years span. After the five years span consumers have the right to renew their phone numbers every five years on this National Registry List and Telemarketers are responsible to update their list every three months by doing so they would not be fined. If they do not honor the National Registry List they will be fined up to amount of $11,000 dollars for their violation. Noted by (Bagner), (Evansburg), (Watson), and (Welch) ( 2003), the Article FTC’s “ Do-Not-Call Program passes Congress” and received funding the National Registry fees will be collected principally from Tele-marketers. Tele-marketers complained that the cost associated with the National Registry could reach into the millions of dollars including Federal Trade Commission or FTC’s fees and expenses, such as new equipment and operator training. However, Tele-marketing is a billion dollar industry so bear the cost and fees or get out of the business. The information technology for this act Do-Not-Call Implementation Act of 2003 was informed from the Internet, WorldWideWeb, plus updated equipment to protect Consumers and the Tele-marketers Company to uphold ethical issue of Consumers rights as a Nation Wide law with this Registry list and uphold…...

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