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Governor Cuomo signs new law protecting against telemarketers

Governor Cuomo signs new law protecting against telemarketers

WNYT Staff
Created: December 03, 2019 04:03 AM

A new law is giving you better protection from telemarketers.     

Governor Cuomo signed the Nuisance Call Act on Monday. The act closes what he calls a loophole in the do not call registry.    

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The new law now requires live telemarketers to give consumers the option to be added to the seller's do-not-call list.    

It also requires telemarketers to get a person's consent before sharing or selling their contact information.


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