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FCC Grants Most of ABA Petition on Mobile Alerts

The Federal Communications Commission today granted the bulk of a petition ABA filed last October urging the FCC to exempt time-sensitive calls and texts from restrictions on certain mobile alerts. In clarifying the application of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s restrictions on autodialed calls and texts, the FCC affirmed that “prior express consent” is not required for autodialed calls to ...

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FCC Expected to Exempt Mobile Fraud Alerts from TCPA

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler yesterday circulated a summary of his proposal to clarify the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s restrictions on autodialed calls and texts. One item to be addressed is ABA’s petition to the agency for an exemption from TCPA’s requirement for “prior express consent” for autodialed calls to alert bank customers to fraudulent transactions, data breaches and actions required to complete funds transfers.

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