The U.S. Supreme Court has clarified the definition of an autodialer in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The case, in which the Insights Association had joined an amicus brief, potentially clears up decades of convoluted and conflicting rules and decisions from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and various courts that have tied legitimate actors in knots and fueled a deluge of class action litigation.
IA Urges Transparency in Phone Ecosystem via Mandatory Notification and Redress for Call Blocking and Labeling
The Insights Association, the leading nonprofit trade association for the insights industry, expressed "serious concerns that many phone calls and texts to consumers for the purposes of bona fide marketing research are being improperly blocked or labeled as spam by voice service providers and call blocking and labeling service providers."
TCPA Update from SCOTUS: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Government Debt Calls Exemption While Keeping Troublesome Telephone Law Intact
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down the 2015 government debt calls exception from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which makes calling cell phones for research purposes legally hazardous, as a content-based restriction on speech. Dashing the hopes of many TCPA watchers built up during oral arguments, the decision in Barr v. AAPC left the TCPA overall intact
With a state of emergency being called in many jurisdictions across the United States, does that mean you can't make telephone research calls?
Telephone Research Requires Transparency and Accountability from Call Blocking and Labeling, Insights Association Tells FCC
Decrying the "current opaque and unaccountable telephone environment," the Insights Association urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) "to make transparency and redress a priority, since
Insights Association comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on proposed regulations requiring call blocking across the U.S.