As we discussed in last week’s Privacy Monday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently released its Declaratory Ruling and Order clarifying and expanding the reach of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) seeking comment on several proposals to update and modify the rules governing the procedures Radiofrequency (“RF”) devices must satisfy prior to being marketed.
On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a 140-page Omnibus Declaratory Ruling and Order in response to more than two dozen petitions from businesses, attorneys general, and consumers seeking clarity on how the FCC interprets the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
FCC OK’s reopening of seemingly closed historic review process … eight years after the question is raised.
FCC Expands Potential Liability Under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for Business-to-Customer Calls and Text Messages
“This Order will make abuse of the TCPA much, much easier. And the primary beneficiaries will be trial lawyers, not the American public.”
In response to businesses and attorneys general request for more guidance on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released guidance on June 18, 2015 regarding robocall blocking, autodialers, and recycled telephone numbers, and on July 15, 2015, the official Declaratory Ruling and Order (FCC 15-72) was published in the federal register.
In a wireless auction earlier this year, Dish purchased in conjunction with two entities US$13 billion of wireless licenses for approximately US$10 billion.
Last week we published an overview of key issues raised by the Federal Communications Commission’s July 10, 2015, Declaratory Ruling and Order regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the “July 2015 Order”).
On July 16th, the Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) of the Federal Communications Commission (Commission) reached a $17.5 million Consent Decree with T-Mobile to resolve an investigation into two separate but related 911 service outages that occurred on T-Mobile’s network in August 2014.