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2014-01-27 08:33:46

Massachusetts consumer protection law firm offers representation on relevant tech violations. BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers have a new option for asserting their rights against unwanted spam text messages and telemarketers. The consumer protection law firm Culik Law is accepting cases under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the law that prohibits these annoying intrusions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/MN52283) Although...

2014-01-10 12:23:21

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that 1051080 Ontario Inc. has paid a penalty of $200,000 on behalf of itself and certain subsidiaries operating as Weed Man Ottawa, Weed Man Montreal, Weed Man Hamilton, Weed Man Scarborough and Weed Man Surrey (Turf Operations Group). This payment was made as part of a settlement over violations to the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. Turf...

2013-12-18 16:23:04

PrivacyStar Is the Only Service to Automatically Block Scammers and Notify Users in Real Time When a Telemarketer is Calling CONWAY, Ark., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today PrivacyStar(TM) is announcing a new version of the only service that identifies callers by name and type in real time, automatically stops thousands of scammers, blocks unwanted calls and texts and allows users to report abusive calls and texts directly to federal agencies. The new version offers ScamBlock, an...

2013-12-16 23:24:43

The telemarketing services market is favorable for buyers with low switching costs and high competition helping to cap price growth. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Telemarketing Services to its growing collection of procurement research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Telemarketing services have a buyer power score of 3.5 out of 5. A high buyer power score...

2013-12-04 12:24:58

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that Green Shield Windows and Doors Ltd. has paid a penalty of $65,000 and Peak Windows and Doors Ltd. has paid a penalty of $35,000 as part of settlements over violations to the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules. The CRTC's investigations found that both Green Shield and Peak failed to subscribe and pay all applicable fees to the National Do Not Call List...

2013-10-22 23:24:31

PossibleNOW, the leading provider of compliance and preference management solutions for direct marketers, offers a Wireless E-Signature Compliance Application that enables compliance with the new prior express written consent regulation from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 PossibleNOW, the leading provider of compliance and preference management solutions for direct marketers, offers a Wireless E-Signature Compliance Application that...

2013-10-21 23:30:16

Anchor Mobile is urging all mobile marketers to review current practices to comply with the new Telephone and Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) guidelines that go into effect October 16th. Saint Louis MO (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The TCPA is changing the rules again. Starting October 16, 2013, revised rules under the Telephone and Consumer Protection Act will go into effect. The changes will require a written consent for autodialed and prerecorded telemarketing calls and text messages to cell...

2013-10-16 23:33:46

The Federal Communication Commission's more stringent Telephone Consumer Protection Act rules take effect October 16, 2013. TCPA attorney Sergei Lemberg says that the new regulations, which mandate that businesses obtain prior written consent before sending text messages or robocalls to cell phones, are a victory for consumers. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Consumer attorney Sergei Lemberg (http://www.SueSpamTexters.com, http://www.Do-Not-Call-Complaints.com) welcomes...

2013-10-16 23:30:06

With the new TCPA regulations coming into effect today, Oct. 16, Connect First, an award-winning telecommunications company, is prepared with their Connect First TCPA Compliance Suite, protecting customers from the new outbound dialing regulations. Boulder, Colo. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The day has arrived: The new TCPA regulations have become effective. The new rules greatly affect outbound dialing; restricting the use of auto-dialers and requiring express written consent for outbound...

2013-10-16 23:02:28

Call-Logic, provider of outbound telemarketing software, has added safeguards to meet TCPA regulations. These enhancements include real-time DNC and cell phone scrubbing and a new non-ATDS platform. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Call-Logic, telemarketing software innovator, has created new scrubbing enhancements, workflows, and a complete calling platform to safeguard its monthly subscribers against current and upcoming regulations. These changes are in direct response to new FCC...