Untangling Do-Not-Call's Twists

Confused about where things stand now -- or how they got to this point? Here are the answers to lots of questions lots of folks are asking

Trying to keep up with the Do-Not-Call Registry is little like playing the children's game whack-a-mole. After more than 50 million people had signed up for the list, which aims to stop telemarketers from bothering them, and a week for before its Oct. 1 launch: Whack! A court shut it down. Congress broke all speed records in passing a law fixing what the court said didn't pass muster. Whack! Another court shut it down again.

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