Post Tagged with: "dncl"

Bell Telemarketers Generate Thousands of Complaints

The Toronto Star features a stunning article on tens of thousands of complaints filed with the CRTC over Bell’s telemarketing practices.  The report includes allegations of abusive and aggressive callers, including one instance of a death threat.

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January 19, 2011 1 comment News

CRTC Levies $500K Fine for Do-Not-Call Violation

In the largest do-not-call violation fine to date (by far), the CRTC has hit Xentel DM, a Calgary-based telemarketing firm, with a $500,000 fine for violating the law.

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December 20, 2010 5 comments News

Do-Not-Call List Data: $73,000 in Fines, $250 Collected

Senator Percy Downe has obtained interesting information on the enforcement side of the do-not-call list.  According to data obtained by Downe, the CRTC has imposed $73,000 in fines, but has collected only $250 (as of March 1, 2010).

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July 8, 2010 2 comments News

Do-Not-Call List Undermined By Loopholes in the Law

Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 12, 2009 as Do-Not-Call List Undermined By Loopholes in Law This month marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of Canada's do-not-call list.  Over the past 12 months, millions of Canadians have registered their numbers on the list and filed hundreds of thousands […]

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October 13, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

DNCL Violator Responds to CRTC Fine reports on the response from Rob Sugar to a do-not-call list violation fine.

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September 30, 2009 4 comments News