[LINK] FW: Variation of Standard to allow research calls on Sunday
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Fri Apr 20 14:55:07 EST 2007
Linkers, you may have heard recently that the Minister for
Communications (sic) is asking ACMA to review the Do No Call register
regulations to ALLOW calls on Sunday. Please see the info below about
how to make your perspective known. The 'due date' is 10 days before
the scheme is supposed to start.
>The Australian Communications and Media Authority is seeking comment
>on varying calling times for research calls on Sundays under the
>Telecommunications (Do Not Call Register) Telemarketing and Research
>Calls) Industry Standard 2007 (the industry standard).
>The Minister for Communications, Information Technology and the
>Arts, Senator the Hon Helen Coonan directed ACMA on 4 April 2007 to
>consider varying the industry standard to allow research calls to be
>made on a Sunday between 9 am and 5 pm.
>The Minister's direction requires ACMA to consider certain matters,
>including the public benefit derived from accurate and high-quality research.
>A discussion paper, Consideration of whether to remove the
>prohibition on making research calls on Sundays, invites comment and
>the submission of data and other evidence to assist ACMA in its
>consideration as to whether it should vary the industry standard.
>The closing date for all submissions is Monday 21 May 2007.
>Copies of the discussion paper can be downloaded from the ACMA
>under "National Industry Standard".
>Do Not Call Register Taskforce
>Australian Communications & Media Authority
>PH: 61 (3) 9963 6888
>To unsubscribe from ACMA's Do Not Call Register industry e-mailing
>list, please send an email to
><mailto:donotcalltaskforce at acma.gov.au>donotcalltaskforce at acma.gov.au
> with a subject of UNSUBSCRIBE.
JLWhitaker Associates, Melbourne Victoria
jwhit at janwhitaker.com
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