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FCC Fines Telemarketer $10 Million for Caller ID Spoofing

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) levied an enormous fine against a San Diego-based telemarketer for violations of the Truth in Caller ID Act. The $10 million fine arises from a robocall campaign related to a 2018 election for a seat in the California Assembly.

2020 December Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 1, 2020 – Mrs. Rosa L. Parks Day 

  • Alabama*

December 15, 2020 – Bill of Rights Day 

  • Pennsylvania**

December 24, 2020 - Christmas Eve

  • Louisiana - PROCLAMATION 163 JBE 2020

December 25, 2020 – Christmas Day 

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

December 31, 2020 - New Year's Eve

  • Louisiana - PROCLAMATION 164 JBE 2020

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

December 25, 2020 – Christmas Day 

  • National 

December 26, 2020 – Boxing Day 

  • Ontario only 

Is the TCPA Only for Cell Phones?

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What Is TCPA Express Consent?

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What Is TCPA Compliance?

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What Are the Penalties Associated with TCPA Violations?

This is the first entry in our new series, Your Questions Answered, in which we give detailed answers to TCPA and DNC questions asked by our readers. If you'd like to ask a question for a future entry, there is a form at the bottom of the page.

State of Emergency in Louisiana Call Prohibition Released

Effective Monday, 11/02/2020 @ 6PM CST, conditions of the storm will allow the release of the LPSC from mandatory EOC presence.

Telephonic solicitations into the state can resume in compliance with the general provisions the LPSC Do Not Call Program General Order, LPSC General Order R-29617, at that time.