Topic: Telemarketing

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…

FTC to Dish: Do Not Call Means Do Not Call

Dish stands by its telemarketing practices

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. The complaint, filed Aug. 22…

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…

Robocallers get one-way ticket to scrap pile

"Greetings, human consumer. I am calling to inform you that new laws go into effect on Tuesday that make it illegal for companies to market their products and services…