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The Wall Street Journal reports that the state of Connecticut has added text messages to the state's "do not call" registry, banning the use of unsolicited text messages by marketers.

The story says that "the law increases the maximum fine for violations to $20,000 from $11,000. It requires companies issuing account statements for cellphones and landline phones to print a conspicuous notice at least twice a year informing consumers of prohibited actions by solicitors and how to place their numbers on the 'Do Not Call' registry."
KC's View:
As a consumer, and one who lives (for the moment) in Connecticut, let me just say, "Thank you."