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."
Petition Urges FCC to Clarify TCPA Definition of an Autodialer in Response to Circuit Court Decision
The Insights Association joined a recent FCC petition to clarify the most impactful piece of the TCPA: what constitutes an autodialer.
April meetings with staff for Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to discuss TCPA reform, call blocking and tagging, and the Insights Association/AAPOR petition on the differentiation of telemarketing from market research.
The Federal Communictions Commission (FCC) has refined their proposal for a database solution to the problem of calls to reassigned cell phone numbers, which subject recipients "of the reassigned number to annoyance and wastes the time and effort of the caller while potentially subjecting the caller to liability."
The administrator of the wireless do not call registry no longer calls all companies that access the database "telemarketers"
All non-telemarketing calls to a cell phone using an autodialer should be legal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) if there exists an existing business relationship or the calls are free to the call recipient, commented a leading research association today.
On November 7, 2017, representatives from the Insights Association met with the Federal Communications Commission's Chairman's staff about the TCPA and marketing research calls
The Insights Association and AAPOR File FCC Petition Seeking Legal Differentiation for Marketing and Research
Seeking to clarify the regulatory distinction between the intent to market and sell to individuals and the dissimilar intent to understand market needs, the Insights Association and AAPOR have filed a petition with the FCC to secure "greater clarity" that will be "critical to restoring a measure of sanity to TCPA litigation."