Tag: "robocalls"

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TCPA does not preempt Indiana law banning robocalls

TCPA does not preempt Indiana law banning robocalls

Indiana Robocall Ban Given New Life By Federal Court An Indiana state law banning a variety of automated telephone calls was given new life as a federal appeals court concluded that the law was not preempted by federal law. In a decision released late on Thursday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago […]

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Unwanted Calls, Prize for Blocking Tech

Unwanted Calls, Prize for Blocking Tech

State Shares Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2012 A total of 23,205 consumers filed complaints with the consumer protection division of the state attorney general’s office in 2012, a news release said. Attorney General Roy Cooper encouraged consumers to learn about the top sources of complaints as a way to avoid costly problems. “If you […]

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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” […]

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Call Center News 2/16/12

FCC approves new limits on automated telemarketing calls   The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules Wednesday to further limit automatically dialed or prerecorded calls know as “robocalls” and automated text messages. The FCC’s rules go beyond Federal Trade Commission rules that have been in force since 2008. “Too many telemarketers, aided by autodialers and […]