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New York Extends DNC List Restrictions to Text Messages

Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation expanding the state’s definition of telemarketing to explicitly include text messaging. The state’s restrictions on contacting residents whose phone numbers are on the Do Not Call (DNC) list now applies to text messages as well as voice calls.

2021 July Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

July 4, 2021 – Independence Day

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah

July 5, 2021 – Independence Day Observed

  • Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah

July 23, 2021 – Pioneer Day Observed

  • Utah

July 24, 2021 – Pioneer Day

  • Utah

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

July 1, 2021 – Canada Day

  • National

Consent Revocation: Masterclass Series Part 4 Rewind

Last week, Contact Center Compliance held the fourth and final episode in our Masterclass Series. This episode focused on the tricky topic of consent revocation. Hosted by Neal Kent, an expert panel featuring Eric J. Troutman from Squire Patton Boggs and TCPAWorld, Petrina A.

District Court Rules that Predictive Dialer is Not an ATDS

A District Court in South Carolina has issued a ruling in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit that addresses one of the most important uncertainties in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Facebook v. Duguid. At issue is whether or not predictive dialers fit within the narrow definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS) that SCOTUS adopted in its momentous decision two months ago.