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The Regulatory Mix - Monday, December 23, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front view-1-1FCC To Review Robocall Blocking Options  

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced the FCC will begin a study of unwanted-call blocking services available to consumers.  “As the FCC continues to pull out all the stops to protect consumers against scam robocalls and spoofing, we expect phone companies and others to make effective tools available to consumers so they can block unwanted and fraudulent calls,” said Chairman Pai. “This report will help us better understand where we stand on call blocking and how the actions we’ve taken to date have worked.”

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Topics: FCC Commissioner O'Rielly, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Robocall Blocking, Mississippi No-Call Violations, 911 State Fee Report, USDA’s ReConnect program, West Virginia Broadband

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

Mississippi PSC bldgMississippi PSC Charges Telemarketers for Violations of Do Not Call Law

In a news release the Mississippi PSC announced that it has charged multiple telemarketers with violations of the Mississippi No-Call law.  The PSC’s investigation found that 8 companies made 775 illegal calls to Mississippians.  Should these entities be found to have violated the No-Call law, they are subject to a $5,000 per call fine; totaling $3,875,000.

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Topics: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Mississippi No-Call Violations, A Tool for Improving Privacy, FCC Deactivate DIRS for Hurricane Dorian

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

MS state legislatureMississippi Charges Five Telemarketers for No-Call Violations

The Mississippi PSC announced that it has charged five companies that made 442 illegal calls.  Should these entities be found to have violated the No-Call law, they are subject to a $5,000 per call fine; totaling $2,210,000.  Notices of alleged violations were recently filed against the companies.

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, Nevada Cybersecurity Law, Robocall Blocking, Mississippi No-Call Violations

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