TCPA Monitor

Comprehensive news and analysis of TCPA regulation and related matters

Jan 10, 2020

New York Adopts Significant Changes to its Telemarketing Laws

Within the past several weeks, New York passed SB4777, SB1826, and AB117, creating the following important changes to the state’s rules governing the telemarketing industry: All outbound [...]

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Jan 02, 2020

President Trump Signs TRACED Act Into Law

After the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (“Act”) passed almost unanimously in both the House and Senate, President Trump signed the Act on December 30, 2019. The Act will [...]

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Dec 26, 2019

U.S. Senate Passes the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act

The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (“Act”), named after Senators Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Sen. John Thune (R-SD). The bill is a [...]

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Dec 11, 2019

FTC Targets VoIP Service Provider for Role in Alleged Unlawful Phone Calls

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has acted boldly by suing a VoIP service provider, Globex Telecom (“Globex”) and its corporate officers, alleging that their services played a [...]

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Nov 22, 2019

FCC Seeks Comments on Expanding Opt-Out Text Messages

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) is seeking comments on whether companies are permitted to send follow-up text messages clarifying the terms of an opt-out request. The FCC’s [...]

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Nov 18, 2019

Compromise Robocall Bill Release Imminent

House and Senate leaders announced late last week that a compromise robocall bill, called the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, will be released very soon.  For some time now, [...]

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Nov 04, 2019

Regulatory Alert: Pennsylvania Amends Telemarketing Registration Act

The Governor of Pennsylvania has signed House Bill 318 amending the state’s Telemarketing Registration Act. Please note, the Act is now more restrictive in several of its [...]

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Oct 10, 2019

Indiana AG’s Office Clarifies Telemarketing Registration Exemptions

Earlier this year, the Indiana legislature amended the state’s Telephone Solicitor Act, making it mandatory that all telephone solicitors register with the state without exception. The Indiana [...]

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Sep 17, 2019

Debt Collector Fined $267M in TCPA Class Action, $500 Per Call

The Northern District Court of California recently entered a $267 million judgment against a debt collector for TCPA violations. The Court found that Rash Curtis & Associates [...]

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Sep 03, 2019

Eleventh Circuit: A Single Text Message Was Insufficient to Establish Standing

Last week, in Salcedo v. Hanna, the Eleventh Circuit held that a plaintiff lacked standing to pursue TCPA allegations against a law firm that sent him a [...]

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