New and Amended Telemarketing Laws Sweep the States
Last year, the Florida legislature amended its Consumer Protection Law and Telemarketing Act. In what would later be dubbed the “Florida mini-TCPA,” lawmakers broadly defined the type of equipment that could constitute an “autodialer;” restricted the number of calls that could be made; and placed other restrictions on when and how calls are made. In the year that followed, the Florida court system has seen an uptick in the number of telemarketing class action lawsuits.
Now, several other states have passed (or are considering) changes to their telemarketing laws. In this article, we examine some of these laws and how they may impact your business.
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“New and Amended Telemarketing Laws Sweep the States,” by Ana Tagvoryan, Jeffrey N. Rosenthal, Harrison Brown, and Nicole Bartz Metral was published in the October 2022 edition of The Computer & Internet Lawyer (Vol. 39, No. 9), a Wolters Kluwer publication. Reprinted with permission.
This article was first published as a Blank Rome Privacy Class Action Defense client advisory in June 2022.