An Increase in Do-Not-Call Violations & Fines

An Increase in Do-Not-Call Violations & Fines

    The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) maximum civil fine for violating the Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) has increased from $40,654 to $41,484. The change is a result of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015—and companies...

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Canada Could Loosen Regulations under CASL

Canada Could Loosen Regulations under CASL

Newly proposed amendments to Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) may result in Canadians finding more spam in their inboxes. The New Democratic Party (NDP) claims that if the federal government passes the changes proposed by a House of Commons committee, these...

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FTC: Robocalls Increased in 2017

FTC: Robocalls Increased in 2017

According to a report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), complaints regarding automated telemarketing calls increased dramatically in 2017. The FTC’s December 2017 Biennial Report to Congress under the Do Not Call Registry Fee Extension Act of 2007 found that the...

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Uber to Pay Millions to Settle TCPA Lawsuit

A popular ride-sharing service agrees to pay tens of millions after violating the Telephone Customer Protection Act (TCPA). Uber Technologies will pay $20 million to settle a class-action lawsuit after the company sent automated text messages to consumers...

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Robocalls May Cost NC Company More Than $82 Million

Robocalls May Cost NC Company More Than $82 Million

What Can Illegal Robocalls Cost Your Company?  A North Carolina health insurance company and its owner may have to pay tens of millions after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it made 21 million illegal spoofed robocalls to consumers nationwide....

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