Re: The Sky is Falling! - Posted by Ron (MD)
Posted by Ron (MD) on July 17, 2003 at 18:57:57:
I haven’t found any absolute reference, but at:
I read the following:
"Telemarketers must promptly tell you the identity of the seller or charitable organization and - before they make their pitch - that the call is a sales call or a charitable solicitation.
Telemarketers must disclose all material information about the goods or services they are offering and the terms of the sale. They are prohibited from lying about any terms of their offer."
They seem to consider telemarketing to be offers to sell good or services or solicitations for charitable contributions. I just don’t see how calling to propose purchasing your house is telemarketing.
I didn’t find any reference to it covering only interstate calls…maybe just someone’s casual speculation.