FCC Takes More Action to Fight Illegal Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission last week put voice service providers on notice that it is taking its fight against illegal robocalls seriously, ordering a pair of providers to stop carrying suspected illegal robocalls while also telling all providers to investigate their networks for signs of alleged illegal activity and report …

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FCC Rules Consent Needed for Ringless Voicemails

The Federal Communications Commission yesterday announced it had issued a declaratory ruling that entities using ringless voicemail products must first obtain the consent of the consumer before using the product to drop voicemails into consumers’ voicemail boxes. The ruling, which the FCC said was unanimous, means that ringless voicemails are …

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