Ever since the Federal Trade Commission made it illegal for companies to try to sell you something via robocall, it seems like there have been more calls than ever. And it's not just a feeling. The FTC says it's true. These obnoxious, pre-recorded sales calls are on the rise. Ironically, in September 2009, the FTC ruled that companies could
only sell via robocall if they had your written permission to call you. And who would give it?