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February 10, 2014 International telephone fraudsters hope curiosity will get you to call them, so they can sneak unwanted charges onto your phone bill. The ďOne RingĒ scam is deviously simple and effective. Hereís what to watch out for and how to protect yourself.
January 7, 2014 Nomorobo has been available for about 3 months now and happy subscribers say it really works to stop those illegal and annoying robocalls. Nomorobo is not yet available to everyone, but it's constantly expanding for VoIP phone customers.

September 30, 2013 You have a spam filter on your email and now you can have one on your home phone. The new website Nomorobo offers a simple and free way to block those annoying Ė and often illegal Ė automated phone calls that interrupt your day.

July 17, 2013 Itís #1 telephone-related consumer complaint. The technology exists to block robocalls. Itís been used in Canada since 2007 and they love it there!  So why isnít it being used in the U.S.? A free robocall blocking service should be available this summer.

April 2, 2013 The Federal Trade Commission awarded $50,000 to the winners of its 'Robocall Challenge' contest. These folks came up with ways to filter and block those unwanted and mostly illegal prerecorded phone messages that are so aggravating.
December 6, 2012 Will you get a new cellphone when your wireless contract ends? If not, you might want to reconsider. It all has to do with the money you pay as part of the monthly service charge to cover the cost of your phone.
November 29, 2012 Once again Verizon tops the customer satisfaction ratings from Consumer Reports. But the major cell phone companies still have a lot of work to do make their customers happy.
October 12, 2012 The candidates are pulling out all the stops to bring in donations and get out the vote -- and that means ROBOCALLS. Some are legal. Some are not.
August 2, 2012 Despite years of prosecution, the Federal Trade Commission says the problem of illegal robocalls is worse than ever! There are things you should and should not if you get one of these annoying sales calls.


 


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