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Do Not, Not Call

As James Joyner predicted yesterday, Congress is acting to beef up the authority of the FTC to operate the Do Not Call registry.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers are moving swiftly to defend the popular national do-not-call list from a court ruling that may jeopardize the promise of peace and quiet for people fed up with telemarketers.

The Senate and House were expected to consider legislation Thursday that would ensure the free government service goes into effect as scheduled next week, deflecting unwanted sales pitches to more than 50 million registered phone numbers.


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