FCC issues orders clarifying consent requirement for informational text messages

The business-friendly language of the CAA and GroupMe Orders clarifies some of the uncertainty surrounding the TCPA

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted two declaratory rulings that clarified the applicability of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) consent requirements regarding informational text messages. While the rulings in each are limited to the specific requests set forth in the petitions, they include reasoning helpful for businesses looking for ways to reach their customers without running afoul of the TCPA.

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Ana Tagvoryan

Ana Tagvoryan handles a wide variety of privacy, social media, and unfair competition matters in federal and state courts of California. She is a member...

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Joshua Briones

Joshua Briones advises clients regarding compliance with state and federal laws, which govern the use and disclosure of consumer information. Mr. Briones is a member...

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