The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) maximum civil fine for violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) has increased from $40,654 to $41,484. The change is a result of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation ...More About "An Increase in Do-Not-Call Violations & Fines"
According to a report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), complaints regarding automated telemarketing calls increased dramatically in 2017. The FTC’s December 2017 Biennial Report to Congress under the Do...More About "FTC: Robocalls Increased in 2017"
The Solar Energy Industry, Telemarketing Lead Gen & FTC Do-Not-Call Violations: Brothers Francisco and Julio Salvat and their companies have been accused of running a telemarketing operation and making mill...More About "FTC Settles Solar Energy Company’s Do-Not-Call Violations"
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a rate increase for telemarketers accessing phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry. Fees will be increased from $61 per area code or $16,714 for all US ar...More About "FTC Increases Fees for National Do Not Call Registry"
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"
Touted as one of the most successful federal programs, the National Do-Not-Call Registry was established in 2003 to protect consumers from telemarketing calls by giving them an opt-out mechanism. To date, there...More About "DNC Update: Dish Networks Faces Billions in Do Not Call Fines"
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is required under the Do Not Call (DNC) Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007 to prepare a biennial report on the National DNC Registry. The FTC recently released its report for ...More About "A Rundown of the FTC Report for 2014-2015 FY"
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"
Next week on June 18th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on proposed TCPA regulation revisions that if adopted, will ‘close loopholes’ in what the Commission is calling ‘one of the mo...More About "TCPA: Will the FCC Finally Provide Clarity?"
Do you ever wonder why you continue to receive automated political telephone calls despite having put your name on both the state and national Do-Not-Call lists? Well the answer is simple – since it’s the p...More About "Arizona Now Takes the Lead to Create a Political Do-Not-Call List"
Telemarketers, be aware: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved a rate increase for telephone solicitors to access the National Do Not Call Registry. Effective October 1, 2014, fees will be increased f...More About "FTC Approves Fee Increases for National Do-Not-Call Registry"
Please be aware that Wisconsin’s Governor has signed a new law (Senate Bill 155) eliminating Wisconsin’s separately maintained Do Not Call list and designating the National Do Not Call Registry as the state...More About "Wisconsin Continues Telemarketer Registration with FCC"