I just ended our second telemarking call in three days, after receiving no such calls in over two years of Quebec residence. I suspect that someone has recently sold (and bought) our information. And unless someone can correct me, Canada is behind the U.S. in at least one respect: in the U.S. we were able to add our names and phone number to a “do not call” list that telemarketers were legally required to respect. We still got calls from nonprofits, but that was much better.
Behind but catching up …
Yes but here in the States we still have to register every new phone number with the list.
On a related note, has anyone else noticed that new phone numbers seem to be turning over faster? I keep getting calls for someone named alternately “Katherine,” “Katie,” “Kitty” and “Kitty Cat.” Apparently she had my number up until July 30.
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