FCC Issues “Enforcement Advisory” on Political Telephone Calls | Inside Political Law

by - September 12, 2012

Yesterday,  the Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau issued a timely advisory on the statutes and rules restricting political telephone calls.  In the high season for election activity, the FCC hopes that the Advisory will lead to greater compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) and Commission rules, warning that “the TCPA and corresponding rules provide important consumer protections that we intend to continue to strictly enforce.”  The FCC notes that the Advisory was prompted, in part, by an increased number of complaints about unwanted political calls sent to mobile phones.

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