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FCC Seeks Comment on Ringless Voicemail Petition

The Federal Communications Commission has announced it is seeking comments from the public related to a petition for declaratory ruling that asks the regulator to clarify whether a ringless voicemail constitutes a call under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s prohibitions against using an automated telephone dialing system to contact an …

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Trade Groups Oppose Call Blocking Petition

A number of financial services trade associations — including ACA International — have filed a comment opposing a petition from a telecom organization that seeks to give voice service providers more flexibility when notifying consumers of calls that have been blocked. The comment requests that the Federal Communications Commission use …

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FCC Announces Actions to Combat Illegal Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission undertook a number of actions yesterday related to blocking illegal and unwanted robocalls, including sending cease and desist letters to two carriers that “appear to be transmitting multiple unlawful robocall campaigns” and seeking updated information from all carriers and developers of call-blocking tools to learn more …

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Groups Ask FCC to Fix Apparent Error Related to Order Limiting Calls to Landlines Without Consent

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In a development that was first published at TCPAWorld.com, a coalition of trade groups, including ACA International, have asked the Federal Communications Commission to correct an apparent error that “inadvertently” imposes a prior written consent requirement on informational prerecorded or artificial voice calls to residential numbers. The error stems from …

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