To register your telephone number on the “Do Not Call list for telemarketers call this number: 888-382-1222, or go to the Do Not Call Web site at: www.donotcall.gov. This if for people registering West of the Mississippi River.
The East Coast number will be posted soon.
The “Do Not Call” list only applies to commercial telemarketers, not political groups, or non profit organizations. The Federal Trade Commission will begin enforcing the “Do Not Call” list Oct. 1, 2003. There will be large fines for telemarketers calling numbers on the “Do Not Call” list.
For more information go to the FTC’s web site: www.ftc.gov.