telemarketers suing

Jim Nantz jnantz2 at GETNET.NET
Mon Jul 28 15:34:44 MDT 2003


They don't know when we eat dinner, but I have a right to tell them do not
call me.  All the government is doing here is making it easier for me to
tell them not to call me.  I don't understand why they want to insist on
bothering people who obviously don't want to talk to them.

At 05:21 PM 7/28/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>         In the words of GWB, bring it on!!! They don't have a right to
> interrupt dinner for you, me, or anyone else.....................
>
>John Q.
>
>
>At 11:43 AM 7/28/2003 -0700, Jim Nantz wrote:
>
>>I just saw an article at foxnews.com saying a trade organization for
>>telemarketers is suing the government over the do not call list.  They're
>>saying this is a violation of the first ammendment.
>>
>>Wrong.  They have a right to say whatever they want, but they don't have a
>>right to be heard.  I don't have to listen.  We have a right to say we
>>don't want to be called by them.    I have a right to say whatever I want,
>>but I don't have a right to try and force you to listen.  Broadcasters have
>>the right to put advertisements in the chrome plated crap they broadcast,
>>but we have the right to turn off the tv or radio during the commercial or
>>fast forward through the commercial if its on tape.  They don't have a
>>right to force us to watch or listen to an annoying commercial.
>>
>>I hope the courts that hear this lawsuit have enough sense to tell the
>>telemarketers to shut up.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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