Cold Calling - European Union

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Within the European Union, the Data Privacy Directive 2002/58/EC forces the governments of its member states to issue laws until June 2007 that prohibit general cold calling. However, the directive allows both an opt-in or an opt-out model, i.e. requiring a national register for phone numbers which either do (opt-in) or do not (opt-out) welcome cold calls.

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