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We are happy to introduce the latest Phone and Text Message Compliance News, provides insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). In this issue of Regulatory Update, we discuss his FCC Enforcement Office’s public notice to all US-based voice service providers regarding student loan-related robocall originator Urth Access, LLC. So-called K4 notices inform service providers that they can block voice calls or stop accepting traffic from Urth without liability, and that they may take enforcement action to continue accepting or facilitating traffic from Urth. I informed you that you may face it. This enforcement action may include removal from the Robocall Mitigation Database. This prohibits intermediate and terminating providers from accepting traffic from the removed voice service provider. The Bureau of Enforcement also issued a cease and desist letter instructing Urth to stop sending illegal traffic and take steps to prevent its network from becoming a source of illegal robocalls. Government agencies have also adopted investigative notices seeking information on non-IP technologies in domestic telephone networks.
A litigation update describes the Ninth Circuit’s ruling that eliminates potential ambiguity regarding the TCPA’s definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS).of
Borden v. E-Financial, LLCthe Ninth Circuit ruled that under TCPA plaintext, ATDS must generate phone numbers randomly or in sequence. It does not cover systems that dial numbers from a list of
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in this edition
Part I – Regulatory Update
Part II – Litigation Update
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