In the final days of 2019, the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (“TRACED Act”) was signed into law to combat the increasing number of illegal robocall practices and other intentional violations of telemarketing laws. The TRACED Act, a bipartisan bill, first introduced in Congress in 2018, broadens FCC authority to levy Telephone
FCC Strengthens Consumer Protections Under TCPA
By Jason C. Gavejian on
Posted in Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Yesterday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a package of declaratory ruling which is meant to provide clarity to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). This ruling was previously proposed by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on May 27, 2015.
According to the FCC, the declaratory ruling is meant to protect consumers against unwanted robocalls and…