Got a call from the UNB Associated Alumni the other day, they were begging for money again, like they do every year.  However, this time, I didn’t know it was them as they blocked their caller-id.  Even though they are exempt from the Do Not Call List, they still must abide by the other rules.  One of them is:

Telemarketers must display the originating calling number or an alternate number where the call originator can be reached (except where the number display is unavailable for technical reasons).

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I didn’t file a complaint, but it only takes one and they can get a big fine.  Hopefully next year, they won’t be calling with “Hello, my name is Joe and I’m a volunteer student at UNB in Fredericton.  I’m calling as we need to raise money to pay for our telemarketing fine”.