The recent senate election in Alabama has been quite the talk lately. The election was so heated that both Trump and Obama have taken action to support their choice by recording robocall to Alabamians.But wait a minute. Aren’t robocalls those annoying recorded messages that companies use to spam call people? I thought those were illegal! Well, in some cases, yes. However, there are legal ways for people to make robocalls that are legal, just like the ones the current and the former president … [Read more...] about Robocall Used in Political Campaigns: Legal or Illegal?
How You Can Deal With Harassing Phone Calls
Dealing with harassing phone calls can be tough, especially if you don't know the proper ways to do so. One wrong move and you may be swarmed with even more unwanted phone calls. Find out how you can stop receiving harassing phone calls and if you can be compensated for your troubles. How Do You Block Your Phone Number? You have a choice when it comes to receiving telemarketing calls. Under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), you can block your phone number by placing … [Read more...] about How You Can Deal With Harassing Phone Calls
What is a Robocall and How Does It Work?
A robocall is an automated phone call that is made by a computer system. These messages are mass delivered to phones and automatically play a message whenever the person on the other end answers the phone. A robocall can play any kind of messages, such as a political message or an appointment reminder. Schools, airlines, and doctor offices use robocalls to deliver prerecorded messages to their customers. Telemarketers and collectors also use robocalls. While a pre-recorded message that is … [Read more...] about What is a Robocall and How Does It Work?
How to Stop Robocalls and Telemarketing Calls
If you are reading this, chances are you are trying to figure out how to stop robocalls and telemarketing calls. But before we go on about how you can stop those annoying calls, let’s make sure the calls you are receiving are the same type of robocalls we are going to talk about. What Illegal Robocalls Look Like In our world, there are two types of robocalls, the legal and the illegal calls. Yes, there is such a thing as legal robocalls. They are usually ones that talk about candidates … [Read more...] about How to Stop Robocalls and Telemarketing Calls
What You Need to Know About Telemarketer Calls
Do you like getting telemarketer calls? Probably not. But how do you tell which calls are illegal and what you can do about it? Today, we'll be discussing different aspects of telemarketer calls to help you understand about your rights against telemarketers. What Is The Telemarketing Sales Rule? The Telemarketing Sales Rule was developed by the Federal Trade Commission to give consumers the opportunity to decide if they want to receive telemarketing sales calls. This rule established the … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Telemarketer Calls
How to Stop Robocalls Forever
Here are the 5 best ways on how to stop robocalls forever! 1. Add Your Phone Number to the FTC and Robocall “Do Not Call List” Registry The first thing you should do to protect your phone number from receiving countless irrelevant calls is to add your number to the FTC consumer protection “Do Not Call List” registry. While this may not prohibit all phone calls, it will ensure that your number is officially entered into the FTC database. Here are two ways to add your phone number: … [Read more...] about How to Stop Robocalls Forever