The fines just keep adding up for DISH Network. This time a court ruled the satellite provider now owes nearly $300 million for violating FTC rules. In January, a judge ruled DISH invaded thousands of consumers...More About "A Satellite Provider Ordered to Dish More Cash After Violating Law"
The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently reversed an Indiana federal court ruling that the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) preempted Indiana’s state law banning a v...More About "Court Rules Telemarketers Must Comply with Laws of Each State They Call"
In addition to moving closer toward an exclusive opt-in framework for telemarketing, the changes to the TCPA going into effect in October also increase the marketer’s responsibility for proof of complianc...More About "Upcoming Regulatory Changes Increase Telemarketer’s Risk of Fines for Unmet Consumer Expectations"
A major US financial institution has agreed to pay $32 million settlement for allegations it made harassing debt collection calls to consumers’ mobile phones. While denying the allegations, the agreed settlem...More About "Major American Bank Faces Debt Collection Practices Lawsuit"
In order to compliantly execute text message marketing campaigns, businesses need to be sure that all third-party marketing vendors, independent agents, and franchisees are also in compliance with the law. A Lo...More About "Domino’s Pizza to pay $9.75 Million in TCPA Settlement"
Do-Not-Call Violations, Unmet Consumer Expectations Could Result in $3M Fine for Financial Services Firm
A common challenge businesses face in complying with Do-Not-Call and other marketing privacy laws is the concept of meeting consumer expectation. Even compliance with the letter of the law can still result in v...More About "Do-Not-Call Violations, Unmet Consumer Expectations Could Result in $3M Fine for Financial Services Firm"
There’s no doubt about it: regulators are ramping up Do Not Call enforcement, and non-compliant outbound telemarketers are paying a lot of money for violations. In 2012, we saw three multi-million dollar ...More About "Largest Do Not Call Violations and Multi-million Dollar Fines of 2012"