The past month has seen significant developments on CCPA, COVID-19, data taxes, small business-crippling legislation in California, immigration work visas, and TCPA. The Insights Association is grateful for your membership and support in combatting these tough issues. Check out what we’re up to!
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
TCPA Lawsuit Against M/A/R/C Research Rejected -- U.S. District Court Conclusively Rules That Survey Research Invitations Aren’t Junk Faxes
Marketing research company M/A/R/C Research has decisively prevailed against a junk fax lawsuit, setting a great precedent for the insights industry. A federal court ruled in favor of the research company on March 16, 2020, with significant details in its order that will benefit any other researchers who might potentially face such TCPA litigation.
Eighteen organizations, including the Insights Association, urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) "to clarify expeditiously" the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) definition of
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
A look back, counting down the Insights Association's top seven advocacy wins from the last decade that helped our marketing research and data analytics industry members create competitive advantage.
A (data) gathering storm? An update on legislation and regulation impacting the insights industry in 2019
Insights Association lobbyist Howard Fienberg provides a 2019 update on legislation and regulation impacting the marketing research and data analytics industry for Quirks magazine.
Give Up the Pretext: Reducing the TCPA Risk of Faxed Research Invitations Based on the Latest Court Cases
How should a company using faxes for market research purposes respond to recent court decisions?
The Third Circuit Court of Appeal recently ruled favorably on a case relating to the 2017 Insights Association - AAPOR petition to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).