Tag: "FCC"

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Source: The Boston Globe Author: Globe Staff and Wire Reports

FCC proposed rules on Net Neutrality

FCC proposal on open Internet draws instant fire Source: The Boston Globe Author: Globe Staff and Wire Reports Federal regulators Thursday floated a new set of rules for the Internet that would guarantee open access but also permit service providers to charge extra to websites to have their content delivered more quickly. The split vote […]

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Truth in Caller ID Act, FCC Rules re Spoofing and Blocking

Truth in Caller ID Act, FCC Rules re Spoofing and Blocking

Federal Communications Commission FCC 11-100 Full PDF Version Is Available to view/download here In this Report and Order, the Commission adopts rules implementing the Truth in Caller ID Act. The Truth in Caller ID Act and the implementing rules prohibit any person or entity from knowingly altering or manipulating caller identification information with intent to […]

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TCPA Automatic Telephone Dialing System needs more Definition

TCPA Automatic Telephone Dialing System Needs More Definition

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Continues to Be Hot Topic Stricter enforcement related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act takes effect next month due a recent ruling from the Federal Communications Commission. And if your company is discovered to not comply with the rules, it could cost you big. “Any business using autodialers must collect express […]

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Do all group texts violate the TCPA?

Do all group texts violate the TCPA?

Is That An Automatic Phone Dialing System In Your Pocket? In the past three years, courts across the country have seen an explosion in Telephone Consumer Protection Act litigation. In large part, the TCPA has become the darling of the plaintiffs’ bar because its formula for recovery is so simple: Did the defendant send the […]

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TCPA – Capacity to Autodial and Burden of Proof

TCPA – Capacity to Autodial and Burden of Proof

Recent TCPA case is a cautionary tale for telemarketers The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which allows individuals to file lawsuits and collect damages for receiving certain unsolicited commercial text messages, faxes, pre-recorded calls or autodialed calls, has made headlines again. The Federal Court for the Western District of Wisconsin recently ruled that a defendant […]

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New FCC rules protect you from telemarketing robocalls

FCC rules protect you from telemarketing robocalls – 9/15/12

New FCC rules protect you from telemarketing robocalls If you want to receive annoying robocalls from telemarketers you will have to opt in. Federal Communications Commission rules now require that telemarketers get your consent before dialing your number. In addition, telemarketers will also have to obtain consent even if they had previously “done business with” […]