There’s been a trend in outbound sales and lead generation over the last few years. You might describe it as a gradually constricting strangle on the ability of outbound call centers to actually get through to consumers.
The Federal Communications Communication (FCC) granted a petition for a Declaratory Ruling relating to an exemption from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) for non-marketing calls aiming to recruit participants for pharmaceutical trials. The petition was originally filed by Acurian, Inc. in 2014.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released a Report and Order modifying the requirements for certain exemptions to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
December 30, 2020 marks the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump signing the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act into law. The law, whose name is an acronym for Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence, is the first major federal telemarketing legislation in more than a decade.
One of the more harrowing particularities of litigation of telemarketing regulations is the fact that corporate officers can occasionally be found personal liable for violations by their employees. Two recent cases provide evidence of this sort of risk.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Declaratory Ruling and Order last week addressing a petition regarding soundboard technology. The Ruling comes in response to petitions from NorthStar Alarm Services, LLC and Yodel Technologies LLC.
A milestone has been reached with the announcement of the first settlement for a California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) class action. The parties in the lawsuit against Hanna Andersson, a retailer of high end children's apparel, reached an agreement last month to settle the case for $400,000.
State Restricted Do Not Call Dates
January 1, 2021 – New Year’s Day
January 8, 2021 – Battle of New Orleans
January 18, 2021 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Alabama**, Louisiana, Mississippi**, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah
January 19, 2021 - Robert E. Lee Day
January 20, 2021 - Inauguration Day
January 30, 2021 - Pennsylvanians with Disabilities Day