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As Consumers Become Increasingly Concerned Over Privacy Violations, FreeConferenceCall.com Offers a Tool That Allows Users to Search and Control Their Own Data

FreeConferenceCall.com Launches Keywords, a New Transcription Feature That Allows Users to Search for and Listen to Specific Content of Their Recorded Conference Calls

LONG BEACH, Calif. – July 10, 2013 – Long Beach, California - With consumers more concerned than ever about violations of privacy, FreeConferenceCall.com announced a new feature today that enables customers to control their own data: Keywords. Keywords provides users with the opportunity to search spoken keywords within their recorded conference calls, just like they would search the internet, and then instantly replay those portions of the call while skipping the rest of the recording. The pro-consumer technology is being released amidst ongoing news reports about the questionable, unauthorized use of data from some of the biggest players in the technology industry to survey and track the public.

"With concerns about privacy at an all time high throughout the world, FreeConferenceCall.com's Keywords offers consumers a technology tool that puts them in control of their own data," said Dave Erickson, Founder and CEO of FreeConferenceCall.com. "With Keywords, the functionality is only in the hands of the consumer, allowing them to benefit from their own information instead of a third party."

Keywords works in conjunction with the free call-recording functionality of FreeConferenceCall.com to analyze the audio during calls, and produces keywords that allow users to skip to relevant passages in calls. These extracted keywords and terms are emailed to the users immediately after the recorded call and then marked within the audio recordings so that the passages can be made fully searchable. Users can be assured of their privacy; the fully-automated service is launched only when a user opts-in to enable the Keywords Speech Indexing and Knowledge Processing technology.

About FreeConferenceCall.com

FreeConferenceCall.com, the largest privately held conferencing provider in the United States, provides conference calling services to over 20 million callers a month.  The company's reliable, high quality, reservation-less audio conferencing service is used to connect over 200 million calls a year around the world.  FreeConferenceCall.com's pioneering all-digital network is built on proprietary media servers.  A major milestone for FreeConferenceCall.com took place during the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, when both President Obama and Senator McCain’s campaigns chose FreeConferenceCall.com to communicate with their supporters nationwide.  StartMeeting (www.StartMeeting.com) is the new service from the creators of FreeConferenceCall.com.  StartMeeting combines real-time desktop sharing with integrated audio conferencing, offering state of the art features such as meeting recording and a customizable Meeting Wall.  This innovative and robust audio and web conferencing service is priced significantly less than similar services. FreeConferenceCall.com was founded in 2001 and is based in Long Beach, California.

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