Attorney general want updates to no-call list

Attorneys general from Kentucky and 37 other states are seeking updates to the national rule that regulates telemarketing abuses.

A letter signed by 38 attorneys general, including Kentucky’s Jack Conway, was sent this week to the Federal Trade Commission urging the strengthening of the Telemarketer Sales Rule.

The rule, set forth in 1995 and amended three times, established the national Do Not Call Registry, restricts the hours during which telemarketers can make calls and requires telemarketers to get a customer’s consent to be charged for a service.

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