Telemarketing opt-out site swamped

Full Stroy from C|NET. All I gotta say is "Well duh!"
"We knew it would be popular," said David Torok, Do Not Call project manager for the FTC. "But we've had overwhelming demand on the site. We were logging in 1,000 transactions per second, and by noon 370,000 users had registered."
I hope this works. It sure would be nice to recieve no more telemarketing phone calls. Now they just need a web site like this for SPAM. It would have to be handled by the FTC as well. I would love to see the FTC lay down some fines on SPAMers. Now this is just rich:
Even those fortunate enough to get through to the site and register Friday had trouble. For some--ironically--the desire to block unwanted marketing calls was tripped up by the blocking of unwanted marketing e-mail: Internet service providers either routed the Do Not Call registration confirmation e-mails to users' junk-mail folders, or prevented the messages from reaching in-boxes, due to the way users set up their spam-blocking filters.
And Yahoo sent these confirmation emails to the bulk email folder. Nice job!

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