Oklahoma Passes New Telephone Solicitation Act Similar to the Federal TCPA

The recently-signed Oklahoma Telephone Solicitation Act of 2022 (OTSA) will become effective November 1, 2022. Read More

Utah Becomes Fourth State to Enact Comprehensive Consumer Privacy Law

The Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA) joins comprehensive consumer privacy laws in California, Virginia, and Colorado. Read More

Cyber Alert: President Biden Issues Cyber Warning; CISA Launches Shields-Up Website

President Biden is emphasizing the need for America’s critical infrastructure to take immediate measures to protect against a high risk of cyber-attacks from the Russian government. Read More

The More Things Change, the More TCPA Litigation Stays the Same

Despite the Supreme Court's decision that automatic telephone dialing systems (ATDS) must have the capacity to use random or sequential number generators, class action lawsuits continue to be filed alleging that texts were sent using an ATDS without the required consent. Read More

FCC and CISA Issue Cybersecurity Guidance for All Industries

The FCC is encouraging communications companies to review the joint advisory “Understanding and Mitigating Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Threats to U.S. Critical Infrastructure” issued by the FBI, NSA, and CISA. Read More

Florida Amends State Telemarketing Laws, Exceeds TCPA Restrictions

Florida has amended two of its telemarketing laws to expand liability for marketing calls and texts to consumer landlines and cell phones. Read More

Supreme Court Ruling Narrows TCPA ATDS Definition; But TCPA Remains A Litigation Risk

The Supreme Court has issued an important ruling regarding the definition of an “automatic telephone dialing system” (“ATDS”) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”). Read More

Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act Signed Into Law

Virginia is now the second state to enact a comprehensive privacy law to enhance the protection of consumers’ data and expand consumer privacy rights. The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act was signed into law on March 2. Read More

New TCPA Compliance Requirements for Calls to Residential Numbers Exempt From Prior Express Consent

The FCC has updated the requirements for certain calls to residential numbers that are exempt from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s (TCPA) prior express consent requirement. Read More

FY 2020 FCC Regulatory Fees Due September 25, 2020

Payment of FCC regulatory fees for FY 2020 (which cover the period October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020) is due by 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Friday, September 25, 2020. Read More