Off Topic But Possibly Important
- After reading Jason and Sandeep's great posts, it seems odd to be
posting this, but my niece just emailed it to me, and in a way, it may
have a great value for many. So....
Starting Jan 1, 2005, all cell phone numbers will be made public to
>telemarketing firms. So this means as of Jan 1, your cell phone may
>ringing off the hook with telemarketers, but unlike your home phone,
>you pay for your incoming calls. These telemarketers will eat up your
>minutes and end up costing you money in the long run.
>According to the National Do Not Call List, you have until Dec. 15th
>to get on the national "Do not call list" for cell phones. They said
>you need to call 1-888-382-1222 from the cell phone that you wish to
>put on the "do not call list" to be put on the list. They also said you
>do it online at www.donotcall.gov http://www.donotcall.gov/.
>Registering only takes a minute, is in effect for 5 years and will
>possibly save you money (definitely frustration)! Make sure you
- Thank you for the information. I am sure that most of us don't want this annoyance on our phones. I have forwarded this information to family and friends.Your thoughtfulness is appreciated.Tom