The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has identified “unwanted calls – including illegal and spoofed robocalls” as its top consumer protection priority. Most robocalls, such as calls connecting cons...More About "Robocall Blockers Drive Demand for Sales Performance Software"
The Federal Trade Commission has alerted 19 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service providers that “assisting and facilitating” illegal robocalls or telemarketing actions is illegal. “VoIP service pro...More About "FTC: Assisting Illegal Telemarketing is Against the Law"
Last Tuesday a Florida federal judge inked a $3.15 million judgment against a telemarketer that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued for making robocalls selling credit card services. Higher Goals Marketing,...More About "Telemarketer Faces $3.2M Judgment by FTC"
On Thursday the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for FY 2019, revealing that the number of active registrations on the National Do Not Call (DNC) Registry incr...More About "FTC Releases DNC Data Registry Book 2019"
Stopping Unsolicited Robocalls The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged a telemarketing operation with making millions of unsolicited robocalls to consumers in violation of the Telemarketing Sales Rule (T...More About "FTC Charges Operation for Millions of Unsolicited Robocalls"
Four robocall operations have agreed to settle charges made by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) accusing the companies of violating the FTC Act and the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), along with it...More About "FTC Continues Fight Against Billions of Illegal Robocalls"
After a 3-2 vote, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is moving forward with a rule that will expand financial safeguarding protocols that fall under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999. The rule would require ...More About "FTC Proposes Finance Sector Encrypt Personal Data"
Review of CAN-SPAM Today the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it completed its review of CAN-SPAM and voted to make no changes to the rule, which sets requirements for commercial e-mail messages an...More About "FTC Reviews CAN-SPAM Rule"
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"
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is charging two telemarketing operations responsible for billions of illegal robocalls made to consumers across the United States. James Christiano is accused of making illega...More About "FTC: Telemarketing Operation Made Billions of Illegal Robocalls"
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) have released a report on their actions to battle illegal debt collection practices. The 2017 Fair Debt Collection Practi...More About "FTC and CFPB Report on Combating Illegal Debt Collection"
Three Utah-based firms and their owner, Forrest S. Baker III, are agreeing to a proposed court order to settle charges against them from 2016 by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in which they are accused of v...More About "Utah Operation Settles Federal Trade Commission Charges"