Last Monday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a $61 million Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case verdict implicating Dish Network in making thousands of illegal telemarketing calls. The telecom...More About "Supreme Court Declines to Review Dish $61M TCPA Verdict"
Facebook TCPA Suit Facebook has denied sending customers illegal text messages to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), stating that the messages sent were not in fact solicita...More About "Facebook TCPA Class Action"
Do-Not-Call Means Definitely DO NOT CALL Auto-warranty provider VAD, which operates as CM Auto, SunPath Limited Corp. and Northcoast Warranty Services Inc., is facing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) ...More About "Auto Warranty Providers Face Class-Action TCPA Lawsuit for Unsolicited Robocalls"
Please be aware that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved a rate increase for telemarketers accessing phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry. Effective October 1, 2018, fees will be inc...More About "Alert: FTC Increases Fees for National Do Not Call Registry"
In the case of Barton v. Credit One Financial, an Ohio federal district court has ruled that a consumer’s oral revocation of consent to receive autodialed and prerecorded calls to his cell phone was ruled to ...More About "Court Rules Verbally Revoking TCPA Consent Ineffective"
TCPA Violation Fines In a proposed class action settlement, Papa Murphy’s, a pizza chain based in Washington, will pay $22.6 million in the form of cash and a voucher payment. According to a bid for prelimina...More About "TCPA Violation Fines Continue in 2018"
What is the TCPA? The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, also known as the TCPA, was passed by Congress in 1991 as an amendment to the Communications Act of 1934. Congress created the TCPA to protect consumers ...More About "Understanding TCPA Compliance Regulations (Infographic)"
The marketing compliance waters for companies that sell via telephone have always been known to be choppy. But one fitness chain found itself in a bit of a storm when it started leaving pre-recorded voicemails ...More About "Choppy Waters of Marketing Compliance"
As the marketing universe continuously shrinks for businesses by the day, the Federal Trade Commission has now approved to more than double the fine for a Do-Not-Call violation. If history is any indicator, thi...More About "The FTC and Your Incredible Shrinking"
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) have joined forces recently to enforce Do-Not-Call (DNC) policies across the US-Canadian border. FTC Cha...More About "FTC and CRTC Join Forces for Do-Not-Call Enforcement"
Last week, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) handed Glasgow-based Home Energy & Lifestyle Management Ltd (Helms) a record-breaking £200,000 fine for making six million unwanted telemarketin...More About "Solar Panel Company Fined for Making 6 Million Unwanted Telemarketing Calls"
Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reported their largest fine yet for violating the TCPA’s prerecorded advertising call (a form of ‘robocalling’) regulations. Travel Club Marketing wa...More About "The FCC Announces the Largest Recorded Fine for Unwanted Prerecorded Calls"