Federal government is exempt from TCPA ban on robocalls

The Hill reports:

The entire federal government is exempt from consumer protection laws that limit unwanted robocalls, the Federal Communications Commission decided in a ruling issued Tuesday night. 

While the Telephone Consumer Protection Act bars businesses from making numerous autodialed or prerecorded calls to a person’s cellphone—and similar telemarketing calls to a person’s home phone—the FCC ruled that the 1991 law doesn’t apply to the federal government.

The full story is here. The FCC ruling is here.

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