FCC Issues New Rules For Telemarketing Robocalls

By |February 16th, 2012|

By: Jeffrey Lapin

On February 15, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) announced new consumer protections against telemarketing robocalls. A “robocall”, also called an “autodialed call”, is a call which has a pre-recorded message made using an automatic telephone dialing system. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) already places limits on unsolicited prerecorded calls to landline home telephones, and all autodialed or prerecorded calls to wireless numbers. For more information about the TCPA, check out our website here . The FCC’s new rules further restrict robocalls and are intended to make it easier for a consumer to stop receiving them. […]

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