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Reminder: Telephone Consumer Protection Act Rules Change October 16, 2013

Effective October 16, 2013 anyone who uses an automatic telephone dialing system or leaves an artificial or prerecorded voice message to market products and services must demonstrate they have “prior express written consent” to call using those technologies. Any authority to call “an...

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Mais Reversed: If You Give Me Your Number, I Can Call It, However I Want

By Michael C. Lueder “If you give me your number, I can call it, however I want.” For more than twenty years this statement has summarized the Federal Communications Commission view of prior express consent under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, [ enhanced version available to...

Telephone Consumer Protection Act Express Consent Narrowed Again

Albert Nigro just wanted to turn off his deceased mother-in-law’s electricity. He called the electric company, but it required that he provide his mobile telephone number to disconnect service. It turned out though that the mother-in-law had an outstanding bill of $68. Nigro did not know about...