July 20. 2015
On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC” or “Commission”) released its long-awaited Declaratory Ruling and Order, which was prompted by nearly two dozen petitions and letters requesting clarifications under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the “TCPA”). In the landmark ruling, the FCC doubled down on its expansive and controversial interpretation of the TCPA’s autodialer definition, more formally known as an automatic telephone dialing system (or ATDS).
In light of the Commission’s recent ruling, what automated telemarketing technology is safe to use?