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).
Reply Comments to the FCC from the Insights Association and AAPOR in Support of Petition to Differentiate Marketing Research from Marketing in TCPA, and a Big Honor Roll of Researchers Who Shared Their Support
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."
File FCC Comments Before You Leave for Vacation, to Differentiate Marketing from Marketing Research in the TCPA
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)
FCC Needs to Clarify TCPA Autodialer Definition: Insights Association Comments to the FCC with the A to Z Communications Coalition
The recent DC Circuit Court decision rejecting the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s 2015 Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rules presents an opportunity for the FCC to "correct its course" and "refocus" the TCPA on "actual abusive marketing practices."