Legislators in Maine recently fixed a misguided bill targeting "push polls" that could have irreparably biased the resul
Call-Blocking Technology Could Block Marketing Research Calls, Even Though Intended to Fight Telemarketing Robocalls
Should telephone companies be allowed to block certain calls -- and would some of those calls be survey, opinion and marketing research calls?
Last Updated:April 15, 2015
In addition to existing federal disclosure requirements for survey, opinion and marketing researchers making use of artificial or prerecorded voice calls, Congress and state legislatures often consider legislation that would further restrict, or even outlaw, such calls.
Alabama now requires sponsorship disclosure from automated political calls and political "robopolls"
Alabama will now require automated political calls, including those for survey and opinion research purposes, to disclose their sponsors. On May 15, S.B.
In Alaska, Rep.
New Hampshire Rep. David Bates (R-04) introduced H.B.
Missouri Senator Scott T. Rupp (R-02) reintroduced S.B.
Calls to cell phones ok for commercial calls, but still restricted for surveys? Yes, if H.R. 3035 is approved by Congress
Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE-02) has introduced the "Mobile Informational Call Act" (H.R. 3035), legislation which would update the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). While H.R.