Do Not Call

Sprint to Pay $7.5 Million for Violating FCC’s Do Not Call Rules

Sprint agreed to pay a record $7.5 million for violating the Federal Communications Commission's Do Not Call rules, the largest such settlement ever reached by the agency. An FCC investigation launched in 2012 found that Sprint failed to honor consumer requests to opt out of marketing messages delivered via phone and text messages.

FTC Levies Historic Do Not Call Penalty

The Federal Trade Commission celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Do Not Call registry with a $7.5 million civil penalty against Mortgage Investors Corporation, the largest fine the FTC has ever collected for a Do Not Call violation.

Do Not Track Legislation Makes a Comeback

Do Not Track legislation is poised to make a big comeback this Congress, and marketers who managed to hold it off for the past two years are taking nothing for granted. Ahead of a Senate Commerce hearing planned before month’s end, groups are stepping up their lobbying to block Sen.

Wireless Robocallers Face Massive FCC Fines

Two companies could be slapped with fines of up to $4.8 million for making robocalls to millions of wireless phones, the Federal Communications Commission said today, after issuing citations to Dialing Services and Richard Gilmore, who does business as Democratic Dialing.

FTC to Dish: Do Not Call Means Do Not Call

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Dish Network, alleging the satellite TV provider called millions of consumers after they asked telemarketers not to call them again.