According to the TVC Alert, the national cell phone directory will used to provide a wireless directory-assistance service and not sold to third parties. Cell phone owners will have to opt-in.
It appears that a national directory of cell phone numbers is on the horizon. Luckily, the Federal Trade Commission has set up a do not call list that includes both home and mobile phone numbers. You may also call 1-888-382-1222 from the phone you wish to register.
Recently we reminded readers about the need to re-register for Wisconsin’s Do Not Call Registry.
Thanks to my colleague, Sue Center, for the tip.