“Do Not Call” List and Protecting Your Real Phone Number

The Federal Trade Commission runs the USA “do not call” registry.   Sign up to reduce marketing calls to your phone: https://donotcall.gov/ To find information (FAQ = frequently asked questions), this site has a nice clear description: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0108-national-do-not-call-registry. It might be easy to be cynical about the usefulness of such a registry for honest telemarketers, since […]

Don’t Call Unknown Numbers

If you get a call from any of these area codes do NOT pick up, do NOT call them back even if they leave a message.  268, 284, 473, 664, 649, 767, 809, 829, 849 and 876 according to FTC, will add charges to your bill as soon as you pick up the phone or […]