Telemarketing/privacy Issues: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1304 and H.R. 1305, Bills to Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Regulate the Use of Telephones in Making Commercial Solicitations and to Protect the Privacy Rights of Subscribers, April 24, 1991, Volume 4


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