The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on December 8, 2020, in a crucial case supported by the Insights Association to clarify the definition of an autodialer in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
The Insights Association joined an amicus brief in a U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the definition of an autodialer in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The leading nonprofit trade association representing the marketing research and data analytics industry joined 10 other business groups in the filing, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, American Financial Services Association, and Business Roundtable.
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?
Eighteen organizations, including the Insights Association, urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) "to clarify expeditiously" the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) definition of
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved rules to establish a single comprehensive centralized database of reassigned cell phone numbers, an important initial step in reducing TCPA class action liability for marketing researchers.
The A to Z Communications Coalition and the Insights Association recently filed comments with the FCC urging the agency to "adopt an interpretation of the statute that is faithful to Congress’ intent in 1991," rather than following the lead of the recent 9th Circuit Marks court decision that expanded the definition of an autodialer "to equipment that does not possess random or sequential number generators" in contravention of the original Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
In FCC comments in support of a TCPA petition, Insights Association member J.D. Power asserted that "the line between research and marketing is taken seriously and policed closely."
Recent comments to the FCC from Marketing Systems Group (MSG) in support of TCPA reform
Comments from member John Couvillon on how the FCC should reform the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)