America is frustrated with telemarketing. To help individuals reclaim a measure of peace and privacy in their homes, the States and, later, the federal agencies had to step in. On behalf of the fifty-one million individuals who have registered on the national do-not-call (“DNC”) list, Amici Curiae California, Colorado, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming (collectively “States”) submit this brief in support of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) (collectively “the federal agencies”) pursuant to F.R.A.P. 29(a).