The Federal Trade Commission is currently preparing to
decide on some very important issues regarding it's Telemarketing
Sales Rules (TSR) which is designed to protect consumers from unwanted
Avinta has decided to be involved, as a public service effort, because we feel that
consumers should have the ultimate control over whether to receive
unwanted calls or not. Due to recent technology advancements to "Stop Unwanted Calls",
we believe that many tools are already available for consumers to effectively
eliminate this problem without an expensive government effort.
a contribution to this consumer protection issue, Avinta has
submitted a "Comment" to the FTC and has requested to attend
the June 5-7, 2002 Public Forum.
on the following link for a PDF version of the complete
"Comment" submitted to the FTC and posted on their website.
became involved in this effort partly due to the fact that our TriVOX
product can be used as an effective "Stop Unwanted Calls"
a dPABX (distributed Private Automatic
Branch eXchange) network similar to that of a large company PBX. TriVOX performs an effective, non-confrontational
Junk Calls" service to residential and small
business owners, just like a conventional PBX does for a large
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