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Robocalling and Robotexts: What Consent is Necessary and Recent Changes in FCC Regulation



Date: October 12, 2021

Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM (EST)

Location: Virtual Event

Russell Fox will be speak on the webinar, "Robocalling and Robotexts: What consent is necessary and recent changes in FCC regulation." This CLE will cover the basic rules governing the sending of automated and pre-recorded messages (robocalls and robotexts) governed by Section 227 of the Communications Act and the implementing regulations adopted by the Federal Communications Commission. The CLE will review recent FCC decisions, including changes in regulation prompted by the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act. The CLE will also provide information on the types of consent necessary to send robocalls and robotexts.

Key topics to be discussed:

• Key legal principles for robocalls/robotexts.
• What is the status of changes in regulation recently adopted by the FCC?
• What type of consent is required for informational and marketing messages?
• What content is required in robocalls and robotexts?


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Russell H. Fox


Russell H. Fox is a wireless communications attorney at Mintz. He guides clients through federal legislative, regulatory, and transactional matters. Russell also participates in FCC proceedings, negotiates spectrum agreements, and represents clients in spectrum auctions.