Topic: robocalls

Are Marketers Ready for New Telemarketing Rules?

New FCC regs could cause headaches and lawsuits

A new telemarketing rule that goes into effect this Wednesday could cause marketers a lot of headaches and potential lawsuits in the coming days. By Oct. 16, marketers must get prior…

Wireless Robocallers Face Massive FCC Fines

Two companies could be fined up to $4.8 million

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…

FCC: Robocalls Be Gone!

Agency's new rules require prior consent from telemarketers

Telemarketers won't be able to interrupt your dinner anymore. The Federal Communications Commission Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt new rules cracking down on those annoying robocalls that seem to come…