On August 4, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) released a Declaratory Ruling granting in part two separate petitions that were filed last year - one by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and American Gas Association (AGA), and another by Blackboard, Inc. (Blackboard) - regarding the treatment of certain types of non-telemarketing, informational "robocalls" (i.e., calls and texts placed using an autodialer or a prerecorded or artificial voice) under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA). Read the full article...

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September 14, 2016