Questions and Answers About the TCPA and the Do Not Call List
What is a violation of the TCPA?
• Unsolicited calls to any person registered on the Do Not Call List Violate the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act)
• Calls to a cellphone without permission
• Violation of other rules regarding Robocalls and automated devices.
What is the fine for violation of the TCPA
The law provides for a 500 penalty to the consumer, and 1,500 if deliberate.
What are TCPA regulations?
There are particular rules telemarketers must follow to show they are not deliberately contacting consumers.
Does the Telephone Consumer Protection Act apply to businesses?
The Do Not Call registration does not apply to businesses. You cannot register a number to a business. However other rules can apply, and rules prohibiting deceptive conduct such as cloaking can apply.
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