Federal Deception Law

Federal Deception Law

Covers key federal standards preventing marketplace deception and federal and parallel state remedies for violations. Special chapter on the TCPA.

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Robocalls & Telemarketing

Testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation regarding the importance of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to Safeguard Consumers

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Robocalls compromise privacy and public safety, undermine the ​federal ​Lifeline tele​communications​ program by using up ​low-income ​consumers' limited minutes, and subject vulnerable consumers to telemarketing scams. NCLC works to defend and strengthen consumer laws, particularly the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), to protect consumers from abusive and illegal practices.

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  • 2/8/17 KOMO Radio (Seattle) (3:20 runtime) NCLC attorney Margot Saunders discusses concerns that the FCC might loosen regulations that would allow robocalls by student loan servicers and debt collectors to cellphones without consent with consumer reporter Herb Weisbaum.