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January 2017 FisherBroyles Corporate Law Update: TCPA – Much Broader Than You Think!

CORPORATE LAW UPDATE January 2017 View as PDF TCPA – Much Broader Than You Think! Congress original enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) in 1991 to deal with unwanted automated calling campaigns (i.e., robocalls) that were using up consumers’ cell phone minutes in an unwanted, often intrusive manner. While the law continues to apply to traditional telephone [...]

Text or Tele-Marketing? Need to Expand Your View of Privacy Obligations

For many businesses, privacy compliance does not involve only what you do with consumer information and whether you properly disclose your intentions. In particular, those contemplating phone or text marketing campaigns, including those tied to use of smartphone GPS data, need to be aware of the provisions of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Originally enacted [...]