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FTC Cracks Down on Lead Generation

FTC Cracks Down on Lead Generation

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) continues to crack down on consumer protection violations, now focusing specifically on companies generating or purchasing consumer data gathered without consent. The FTC has entered into a Stipulated Order with several for-profit...

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Anti-Robocall Principles to Protect Consumers

Anti-Robocall Principles to Protect Consumers

Anti-Robocall Principles The Attorneys General from all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have partnered with 12 telecommunications service providers to combat the illegal robocalls that plague consumers in the U.S. As a result, the document signed by all...

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How New Robocall Bills will Enforce the TCPA

How New Robocall Bills will Enforce the TCPA

New Robocall Bills Anti-robocall bills have been a hot topic of discussion this year, with over 11 bills making their way through Congress. Now, these have finally been consolidated into two bills— the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act...

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Shoe Company Faces $26M TCPA Text Suit

Shoe Company Faces $26M TCPA Text Suit

TCPA Text Suit Rack Room Shoes Inc. is set to pay $26 million to settle claims that the retailer bombarded consumers with unwanted text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). "If approved, the settlement will bring an end to what has...

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AT&T Becomes First Carrier to Block Robocalls

AT&T Becomes First Carrier to Block Robocalls

.AT&T Auto-blocks Robocalls AT&T has become the first major carrier to automatically block robocalls after a June ruling by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled that carriers could block fraudulent calls for customers by default. The carrier has...

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Facebook Facing TCPA Class Action

Facebook Facing TCPA Class Action

Facebook TCPA Suit Facebook has denied sending customers illegal text messages to consumers in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), stating that the messages sent were not in fact solicitations.   The company told U.S. District Court Judge Lee...

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The Fight Against Illegal Robocalls

The Fight Against Illegal Robocalls

FTC Confirms 94 Cases of Illegal Robocalls On Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its enforcers in 15 states announced 94 new cases involving over 1 billion illegal robocalls. “Operation Call it Quits” is the name of the latest push by the FTC and law...

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