Florida “Do Not Call” List — Now Free

Register your home and mobile phones with the Florida Dept of Agricultural and Consumer Services’ “Do Not Call” list to prevent sales call to your home and cell phones.

Previously, there was a charge for this service.  In light of new legislation, registration is free and easy.

First, go to http://www.fldnc.com/

Second, enter your various numbers, contact info, and an email address.

Third, if you get a marketing call, you can file a complaint here.

Fourth, for further information (and possible remedies), read Florida Statute 501.059.

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