76% of Americans signed up for do not call list

76% of US adults say that they have signed up for the do-not-call list, a significant increase from 57% in January 2004 and 32% in September 2003, according to WSJ. As of August 2005, there were 100.

76% of US adults say that they have signed up for the do-not-call list, a significant increase from 57% in January 2004 and 32% in September 2003, according to WSJ. As of August 2005, there were 100.3 mln registrations in the US. Among those who have signed up, 18% say they haven't received any telemarketing calls, a decrease from 25% in January 2004, and 61% say they have received "far less" calls than before they signed up on the registry. Only 6% say they receive "about as many" calls as before, and only 1% of those polled said they receive more calls than before, the poll found.