The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today a new interactive web page that allows consumers to access years of historical Do Not Call (DNC) and Robocall data with information on types of calls and spikes in complaints.
State Restricted Do Not Call Dates
August 12, 2019 – Victory Day
August 30, 2019 – Huey P. Long Day
Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates
August 5, 2019 – Civic Holiday
Effective July 1, 2019, the state of Mississippi has enacted emergency rules that modify their Telephone Solicitation Act. The changes to Mississippi's DNC Registry will impact telemarketing to both residential and business numbers. Expect an increase in civil penalties for violations.
On July 25th, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), along with its state and federal partners, announced a major crackdown on illegal robocalls. The program, called Operation Call It Quits, includes 94 actions targeting operations responsible for over one billion calls.