The Toronto Star features a masthead editorial on the do-not-call list, arguing that it is losing credibility and noting that if the CRTC waits much longer it will become "an invitation to harassment."
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Criticism over the do-not-call list has begun to mount as Canadians grow increasingly frustrated with a system that was designed to fail from the beginning. As I have long argued, the do-not-call list was better characterized as the do-not-hesitate-to-call list given the number of exceptions and jurisdictional loopholes. Sure enough, […]
The CBC reports that the CRTC has received thousands of complaints about the do-not-call list and the continuation of unwanted telemarketing calls.
The CRTC has announced that it is considering changes to the do-not-call list, including an expansion of the exception for political parties and consideration of how to allow for lengthier registrations (rather than just three years before renewal). Comments are due by December 4, 2008.