TCPA & Teleservices

Oklahoma Set to Enact Problematic “Automated System” Restrictions in TCPA-like Bill
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Oklahoma Set to Enact Problematic “Automated System” Restrictions in TCPA-like Bill

Update: Oklahoma Governor has signed this bill and it will take effect on 11/1/2022. After its April 26th unanimous passage by the Oklahoma Senate, the Oklahoma Telephone Solicitation Act of 2022 (HB 3168) has returned to the House, where it appears certain…

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A New Standard For Voice Service Providers and Customers
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A New Standard For Voice Service Providers and Customers

Over the past week, there have been two notable developments in the world of voice service providers (VSPs) and their customers. First, the Federal Communications Commission put three VSPs on notice that if they continued to originate illegal robocalls on their networks,…

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Utah and Washington Set to Update Telemarketing Laws
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Utah and Washington Set to Update Telemarketing Laws

The Utah and Washington legislatures recently passed bills to update their telemarketing laws. The bills will become law unless vetoed by the states’ respective governors. Utah 

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Pricing Changes Announced for Reassigned Numbers Database
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Pricing Changes Announced for Reassigned Numbers Database

The Reassigned Numbers Database (RND) will be revised as shown in the below chart: The RND contains a list of telephone numbers reassigned from a previous consumer. It was created, in part, to prevent calling a telephone number that has been permanently disconnected from the…

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The Myth of the TCPA-Compliant Lead
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The Myth of the TCPA-Compliant Lead

Is there such a thing as a TCPA-compliant lead? Lead generators can be valuable partners for businesses trying to identify and reach prospective customers through marketing campaigns involving calls or texts. However, these leads don’t come without risk and it can be…

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Deadline to Comment on FCC’s Call Blocking Notification Requirements is January 31, 2022
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Deadline to Comment on FCC’s Call Blocking Notification Requirements is January 31, 2022

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking comments on call blocking notification requirements for voice service providers (VSPs). More specifically, the FCC is asking for input on whether VSPs should transition from Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Code 603 for purposes of the…

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Deadline to Comment: FCC’s Call Blocking Notification Requirements
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Deadline to Comment: FCC’s Call Blocking Notification Requirements

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking comments on call blocking notification requirements for voice service providers (VSPs). More specifically, the FCC is asking for input on whether VSPs should transition from Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Code 603 for purposes of the…

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New Regulation of Text Messaging Services Proposed by FCC Acting Chair Rosenworcel
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New Regulation of Text Messaging Services Proposed by FCC Acting Chair Rosenworcel

The Federal Communications Commission appears to be headed in the same direction with the regulation of texting and SMS platforms that it has with telephone service providers. Currently, the FCC requires voice service providers to either comply with STIR/SHAKEN (sign calls using…

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