TCPA Monitor

Comprehensive news and analysis of TCPA regulation and related matters

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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Aug 27, 2019

Bad Traffic Still in the FTC’s Headlights: Lead Generation Under Scrutiny

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), under the leadership of Director Andrew Smith, continues to focus its consumer protection enforcement efforts on the lead generation industry. As we [...]

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Aug 27, 2019

State Attorneys General and Telecom Companies Sign Anti-Robocall Agreement

Attorneys General from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have come together with twelve major telecommunications service providers including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint to [...]

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Aug 08, 2019

Opt-Out Notices Not Required for Solicited Fax Advertisements

Recently, the Eleventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of a proposed class action by two hotel operators on the grounds that senders of solicited fax advertisements are not [...]

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Jul 18, 2019

House Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Amended Bipartisan Robocall Bill

Congressional Act H.R. 3375, known commonly as the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, has sailed through the House Energy and Commerce Committee with a unanimous vote of approval. [...]

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Jul 15, 2019

Louisiana Lifts Telemarketing Ban

We previously reported that in preparation for a Potential Tropical Cyclone Two, businesses were temporarily banned from making non-exempt telephone solicitations into Louisiana. As of 2:00 PM [...]

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