Tag Archives: Ringless Voicemail

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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FCC Chair Seeks to Classify Ringless Voicemails as Calls Under TCPA, Requiring Consumer Consent

The Chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission yesterday announced the release of a Declaratory Ruling that classifies ringless voicemail messages to consumers’ cell phones as calls under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, meaning that consumers would have to provide their consent prior to receiving such messages. The Ruling — which …

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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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