TCPA Monitor

Comprehensive news and analysis of TCPA regulation and related matters

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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Jul 11, 2019

Louisiana Declares State of Emergency, Triggers Telemarketing Ban

Louisiana has declared a state of emergency in preparation for Potential Tropical Cyclone Two. Businesses may not make non-exempt telephone solicitations into the state until further notice. [...]

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Jul 09, 2019

Mississippi Allows Business Numbers on State Do Not Call Registry

Mississippi recently adopted emergency rules modifying its Telephone Solicitation Act.  The most notable change is that businesses may register their numbers on the state’s “No Call List.”  [...]

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Jun 27, 2019

Indiana Blows Open Telemarketing Registration Requirements

Indiana’s recently enacted HB 1123 is set to take effect July 1, 2019, and any business making calls to Indiana residents should take note of its drastic [...]

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