by Mike Masnick
Tue, Dec 8th 2009 9:08pm
Earlier this year, the FTC started going after those annoying and misleading car warranty robocallers, and I've noticed that -- for the most part -- I've stopped receiving such calls. Instead, I've been getting lots of robocalls about credit card "interest rate reduction" programs. So, it's nice to see the FTC is cracking down on those as well (noting, in case you didn't know, that most of those offers are total scams). Now we'll see what sort of robocallers show up next. Still, it does feel like the FTC is starting to respond to these types of things much more quickly, which is a good thing.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Accidentally Revealed FTC Document Details Some Questionable Google Practices, But Not The Ones Most People Focused On
- Chief Information Officers Council Proposes HTTPS By Default For All Federal Government Websites
- Did Lenovo/Superfish Break The Law?
- FTC Reminds EPIC That Suing The FTC To Get It To Investigate Google Might Not Be The Best Idea
- Apparently Twitter Will Be Allowed To Mislead Consumers In 20 Years (But Not Before)