Meier v. Allied Interstate: Live Vox System Was Not an ATDS

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s finding that the LiveVox system did not qualify as an ATDS merely because it stored pre-produced lists of telephone numbers in the order in which they were uploaded. 01/20/2022 1:30 P.M. 3.5 minute read Meier v. Allied Interstate LLC, c/o Ct Corp. Sys., No. 20-55286, […]

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FCC Seeks Comments on Call Blocking Notification Requirements

 

Comments due Jan. 31 after FCC proceeds with call blocking notification requirements for voice service providers. 01/11/2022 4:00 P.M. 3 minute read The Federal Communications Commission is asking for stakeholder input on voice service providers’ call blocking notification requirements by Jan. 31. At the center of the call blocking issue currently is a Petition for […]

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FCC Issues Supplemental Guidance for Reassigned Numbers Database Users

 

The guidance provides clarity on query responses in the FCC reassigned numbers database and when the TCPA safe harbor applies. 01/06/2022 3:30 P.M. 4.5 minute read The Federal Communications Commission’s Reassigned Numbers Database became fully operational on Nov. 1, 2021, and the commission has now released supplemental guidance to improve the utility of the database […]

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ACA’s End-of-Year Advocacy Focuses on Bipartisan Efforts

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Members and leadership recently attended meetings with several legislators as ACA prepares for 2022 and legislative and regulatory changes during the second half of the 117th Congress and at the state level. Editor’s note: This article is available for members only. 12/21/2021 2:00 PM 5 minute read ACA International’s advocacy staff and members continue to […]

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Austria v. Alorica: Debt Collector Did Not Use ATDS

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A California district court dismissed a consumer’s TCPA claims but allowed his FDCPA and RFDCPA claims to proceed because he had sufficient alleged that the defendant was a debt collector. 12/20/21 3:30 P.M. Austria v. Alorica, Inc., EGS Fin. Care, Inc., No. 220CV05019ODWPVCX, 2021 WL 5968404 (C.D. Cal. Dec. 16, 2021) By Andrew Pavlik — […]

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