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*60 call block is useless - WHY?

*60 call block is useless - WHY?

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gav6791
Contributor
Device: Verizon VZ-V300AM-2
Plan: Home Phone
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Message 1 of 6
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What is the point of call blocking if you can't block the calls you want to block, i.e. Telemarketers from outside your area? I don't want to have to be on a do not call list, and I think I have the right to be free from harassing phone calls every day. Why is this not available? Why has this not been legislated if that's the issue?

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Bronze Contributor II
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I love the do not call list and so glad they started this.  As soon as I signed up when it came out I stopped receiving all those calls.  I get maybe 4 calls a year and that is charity donations but no other junk at all.    Mary

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Copper Contributor
Device: Alias 2
Location: Buffalo NY
Message 3 of 6
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I've never heard of *60, what is that?  And I agree with the previous poster, if you do not want to be bothered by telemarketers then make sure to get yourself on the do not call registry (www.donotcall.gov). 

Bronze Contributor II
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Copper Contributor
Device: Alias 2
Location: Buffalo NY
Message 5 of 6
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*60 might not be available in all areas or it may be an old, discontinued product.  I have worked as a Customer Service Rep for 10 years and never heard of it. 

Bronze Contributor II
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I am in Buffalo NY and I remember years ago we could get it I think but you paid like $5 a month for it.  I know I have always heard about but never had it.  Mary

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