The FCC’s creation of a database of disconnected phone numbers is expected to significantly reduce the potential TCPA exposure companies face for unknowingly calling a customer at a reassigned phone number. In this week’s podcast, we review the relevant TCPA legal background, explain how the database will operate and the requirements for obtaining a safe harbor from TCPA liability, and discuss proactive steps companies can take in advance of the database launch.… Continue Reading
Two U.S. Senators, one a Republican and the other a Democrat, have sent a letter to FCC Chairman Pai to encourage the FCC to proceed with a rulemaking to create a database of reassigned telephone numbers.
The TCPA’s autodialed call prohibition excepts calls made “with the prior express consent of the called party.” … Continue Reading