Cingular Joins Verizon Campaign Against Cell-Phone Spam

Cingular Wireless LLC has joined Verizon Wireless' court campaign against telemarketers and spammers who gobble cell phone subscribers' minutes with unwanted marketing calls and messages. After collecting a number of injunctions against data brokers, who sell improperly obtained cell phone records, Atlanta-based Cingular Wireless started looking at the entire landscape of activities that affect customers, said Cingular's lawyer on the cases.

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